Saturday, September 12, 2020

On the Marquee at the Avalon


Avalon Theatre
1720 Kings Highway



Exhibitors Herald World, October 18, 1930: 


"The Century Theatre Circuit, operating a group of houses in Brooklyn and Long Island, believes in featuring its short features. The illustration shows a display for the Educational-Ideal comedy, 'Si Si Senor,' which received  prominent space on the marquee of every Century theatre at which it played."


Avalon Theatre

Common Clay 

Si Si Senor 



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. Private walks also available.
Del Valle is the author of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, a three-volume history of borough theatres.
Currently seeking funding for “Editing & Formatting” the first three volumes of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, 3rd Edition