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Bijou - Ad - actualities

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Title Bijou - Ad - actualities
Date 8/18/1940
Item Type Newspaper (advertisement)
Publication Wilmington Star
Description Ad for Jack Benny and Rochester in "Buck Benny Rides Again." One of very few ads featuring black actors, this one includes Rochester's photo along with that of Benny. No mention is made of colored showings. Monday and Tuesday's screenings will include "special news scenes of Charleston hurricane!"
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Associated Venues Bijou
Associated Persons
Associated Organizations
Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library