Desert Song

Description:

Photograph of the Rembert Theater at nighttime, in Longview, Texas. There are several signs for the movie, "the Desert Song" around the outside of the theater, including a sign on the front door that reads, "100% talking [and] singing," a sign on the top of the building and a large poster for the movie on the right side of the theater. On the opposite side, there is a poster that reads, "Charity Chase, Thin Twins."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Gregg County - Longview
Creation Date: 1929  
Partner(s):
Longview Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Usage:
Total Uses: 32
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1929
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Gregg County - Longview
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1929  
Description:

Photograph of the Rembert Theater at nighttime, in Longview, Texas. There are several signs for the movie, "the Desert Song" around the outside of the theater, including a sign on the front door that reads, "100% talking [and] singing," a sign on the top of the building and a large poster for the movie on the right side of the theater. On the opposite side, there is a poster that reads, "Charity Chase, Thin Twins."

Note:

Note on the back of the photograph: "15 - Rembert, 'Desert Song' - 1929."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 12 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): theaters | promotions | advertisements | Rembert Theatre | signs | sound films | talking pictures
Partner:
Longview Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: GC0008
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth191170
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image