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Event: Dayton Movie Theatre Nostalgia

Date: Nov 19, 2013  Time: 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm
About this Event:

Do you know the local theater and the year for the screening of the first movie in Dayton?  What was the name of the theater and year for the first "talkie" in Dayton?  What were the names and location of all four local RKO movie theaters?  Which theaters showed MGM films exclusively and others that showed Warner Brothers, 20th Century Fox, Paramount, etc.?  Where were the Jewel Theater, the Columbia, the Palace, the Ohio, the Rialto, and Gold's?  What theater first was called the Turner Opera House and the Dayton, etc.?  Which theater had the best balcony?  What was the largest theater in Dayton?  What was the smallest?  Where were the Art Theater, Sigma, Ames, New Salem, the Federation, Dale, Davue and Dabel?  What was your favorite theater?  Local historian Leon Bey will lead you on a tour of Dayton's movie history nostalgia in this one-hour PowerPoint program.

Locating Northtown Shiloh Branch:

Location: Northtown Shiloh Branch
Address: 35 Bennington Dr.
Dayton , OH 45405
Phone: 937.496.8954
Mon9:30 - 8:30
Tue9:30 - 8:30
Wed9:30 - 6:00
Thu9:30 - 8:30
Fri9:30 - 6:00
Sat9:30 - 6:00
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