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Vista

221 N. Main (1915), Hendersonville, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 8/1912* - 1913*
Performance Types movies
Capacity
Racial Policy
Description
NotesFirst mention of Vista found in paper; they claim that this is the first theatre to stay open all year. Changed names/proprietors to The Grand.
Building Notes
Associated Persons
NameRole
Heilig, G. P. proprietor
Lord, Herbert. N manager
Lord, M. M. unknown
Lyda, C. Few manager
Associated Organizations
(less)

Newspaper Clippings

  1. 'Prisoner of Zenda' at Vista
    French Broad Hustler - 8/7/1913
    Tags: feature film; film title; ventilation
  2. Another Moving Picture Show Here - Main, Vista
    Concord Daily Tribune - 8/12/1913
    Tags: manager; promotions; proposed theater
  3. Theater Changes - Strand, Vista - manager
    French Broad Hustler - 10/7/1915
    Tags: manager
  4. St. John Hotel Burned Sunday Morning - Rex
    French Broad Hustler - 10/21/1915
    Tags: fire; hotel
  5. St. John Hotel Burned Sunday Morning - Rex
    French Broad Hustler - 10/21/1915
    Tags: fire; hotel
  6. St. John Hotel Burned Sunday Morning - Rex
    French Broad Hustler - 10/21/1915
    Tags: fire; hotel
  7. Vista and Queens Close for Revival - morality
    French Broad Hustler - 10/28/1915
    Tags: morality; notable