Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Shazam on Livingston

Motion Picture Herald, July 12, 1941:

"To attract youngsters in the vicinity of Loew's Melba Theatre, in Brooklyn, Manager Ed Burke constructed out-front display to sell Republic's serial 'Captain Marvel.' In addition to scene stills, Burke plugged distribution of the Whiz comic books."

Loew's Melba, 300 Livingston Street, Brooklyn

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.