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California 1826-1926 (Cathay CircleTheatre Opening Night Keepsake Booklet)

Published by Historical Committee of Cathay Center, Los Angeles, 1926
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
From Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.)

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Original illustrated wrappers. 6 x 9 inches. 32 pages. Signed on the back cover by silet movie actress Ruth Roland (b. 1892, d. 1937) and actor Ivan Lebedeff (b. 1894, d. 1953). Some moisture staining at top of some interior pages and chip at top of page 18 / 19. The Cathay Circle Theater was a major Hollywood theater when it first opened in 1926 and it hosted many movie premiers over the years. It was demolished in 1969. The theatre very much tried to tie into its California paqst in its interior decorati9ons, using paintings, sculptures, and photographs of California historical places and people. The booklet lists and has photographs of the men who designed, built and owned the theatre. The artists who's paintings and sculptures adorn the theatre were Alson Clark, Frank Tenney Johnson and Henry Lion. There are 19 pages showing the artists' work. Bookseller Inventory # 018596

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Title: California 1826-1926 (Cathay CircleTheatre ...

Publisher: Historical Committee of Cathay Center, Los Angeles

Publication Date: 1926

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good

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Our store was founded in 1975 and has been in continuous operations since then. We maintain a quality selection of books, letters and manuscripts, photographs, prints and ephemera. We are open to serious collectors Monday through Saturday and suggest that you call the store before coming in. We do not send pictures or scans.

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We guarantee the accuracy of our descriptions, our secure packaging and our timely mailing. We do not send pictures or scans. Barry Cassidy Rare Books 2005 T Street Sacramento, CA 95811-6823 bcrbooks@ix.netcom.com 916-456-6307 Barry Cassidy, Owner and Operator


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