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."

Physical Description

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

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1929.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2010 and was provided by Longview Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 49 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Longview Public Library and Gregg County Historical Society feature its collection of photographs that document the development of Longview and the surrounding communities in East Texas.

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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."

Physical Description

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

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

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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

Rescuing Texas History 2010, presents local history materials from twelve partners: Bell/Whittington Public Library, Cedar Hill Museum of History, Cleveland Historic Society, Cooke County Library, Dallas Firefighters Museum, Dallas Municipal Archives, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, Fort Worth Jewish Archives, Friench Simpson Memorial Library, Harris County Archives, Longview Public Library, McAllen Memorial Public Library, Mesquite Public Library, Midwestern State University, Richardson Public Library, St. Philips College, Texas Woman's University, and the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.

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  • 1929

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  • Oct. 27, 2011, 2:23 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Desert Song, photograph, 1929; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191170/: accessed December 3, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Longview Public Library.