China Seas

Description:

Photograph of Rita Theater in Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the photograph. The theater was located at 207 E. Tyler Street in downtown Longview. There is a large billboard for the movie "China Seas" above the theater and a banner below that displays all the actors names. There is a car parked in front of the theater.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Gregg County - Longview
Creation Date: 1935~  
Partner(s):
Longview Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Usage:
Total Uses: 49
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1935~
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Gregg County - Longview
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1935~  
Description:

Photograph of Rita Theater in Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the photograph. The theater was located at 207 E. Tyler Street in downtown Longview. There is a large billboard for the movie "China Seas" above the theater and a banner below that displays all the actors names. There is a car parked in front of the theater.

Note:

Note on the back of the photograh: "4. Rita Theatre, 207 E. Tyler, circa 1935, 'China Seas.'"

Full billboard reads: "RITA, CLARK GABLE, JEAN HARLOW, WALLACE BEERY IN CHINA SEAS, CARTOON NEWS."

Physical Description:

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

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): theaters | box offices | sound films | talking pictures | movies | actors | China Seas | Cartoon News
Partner:
Longview Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: GC0019
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth191180
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image