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Royal Theatre Will Open Talkies About January 20 - George W. Bailey Signs Contract With Radio Corporation For Latest Equipment

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Title Royal Theatre Will Open Talkies About January 20 - George W. Bailey Signs Contract With Radio Corporation For Latest Equipment
Date 12/22/1929
Item Type Newspaper (article)
Publication Wilmington Star
Description Article saying that Royal manager George W. Bailey has signed contract for installation of RCA sound equipment in Royal, probably to debut in Jan. 1930.
Notes This debut seem to have happened, although it is not directly reflected in the 1930 Royal theater clipping file: clippings do not begin until Feb, 1930, and sound films are playing at that time
Associated Venues Carolina
Royal
Associated Persons Bailey, George W.
Associated Organizations Radio Corporation of America (RCA)
Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library