Bijou Talking Film Received - distribution
|Title||Bijou Talking Film Received - distribution|
|Item Type||Newspaper (article)|
|Publication||Wilmington News Dispatch|
|Description||Article saying that the first talking picture to be shown at Bijou did not arrive from Dallas. Says film has now arrived on the noon train. Star article says it was first time theater was dark in 25 years, since it opened, and that hundreds of people were disappointed when the film was supposed to debut on April 16, 1929. Percy Wells is identified as a "local movie pioneer" and reference is made to the Bijou's early years as a tent on North Front Street.|
Howard, James Fox
Wells, Percy W.
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library