Saturday, January 27, 2018

Henderson's, Coney Island

Exhibitors Herald, February 5, 1921:

"Street view of Henderson's Coney Island theatre, Coney Island, New York, showing the lobby frames and electric lights which constitute the regular advertising medium of the house carrying copy of 'Once to Every Woman,' the Universal-Jewel special."

Henderson's: Brooklyn Theatre Index Volume III Coney Island Including Brighton Beach and Manhattan Beach 

Since 1997 theatre historian,  Cezar Del Valle, has conducted a popular series of  theatre talks and walks, available for  historical societies, libraries, senior centers, etc.
Walks also available at Local Expeditions
Del Valle is the author of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, a three-volume history of borough theatres.
The first two chosen 2010 OUTSTANDING BOOK OF THE YEAR by the Theatre Historical Society. Final volume published in September 2014.
Editing and updating the third edition of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, Volume I.