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New Lessee Local Theatres Assumes Charge Property - Royal, Victoria - racial policy

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Title New Lessee Local Theatres Assumes Charge Property - Royal, Victoria - racial policy
Date 7/31/1923
Item Type Newspaper (article)
Publication Wilmington Star
Description Jack Marcus of Florence, S.C. leased theater holdings of Howard and Wells who are retiring. Marcus is taking over management of Royal and Victoria. Howard and Wells will continue association with Bijou. Victoria is to be used as chief feature house with its own orchestra, 3 changes each week of program. Victoria must admit blacks, because prices are listed as same for them. Marcus has owned and managed theaters in Elmira, N.Y., Opelika, Ala, and several in S.C.
Notes
Associated Venues Bijou
Royal
Victoria
Associated Persons Howard, James Fox
Marcus, Jack
Wells, Percy W.
Associated Organizations Howard-Wells Amusement Company
Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library