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Rialto

219 E. Main, Durham, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 10/22/1928* - unknown
Performance Types movies
Capacity
Racial Policy
Description
Notes
Building NotesFirst house of talking pictures in Durham
Associated Persons
NameRole
Holleman, Earle S. manager (1930*)
Phoenix, D.D. manager (1929*)
Stone, Chas. E. manager (1931*)
Associated Organizations
NameRelationship
Publix Saenger Theatres, Inc. unknown (7/22/1929*)
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Newspaper Clippings

  1. Rialto - Ad - opening notice
    Durham Morning Herald - 10/21/1928
    Tags: admission price; band or orchestra; film title; music; opening notice; sound films
  2. Vitaphone Opens at Rialto Today - sound film
    Durham Morning Herald - 10/22/1928
    Tags: sound films
  3. Carolina - Ad - opening notice
    Durham Morning Herald - 7/22/1929
    Tags: admission price; hours of operation; opening notice; sound films