Postmarked April 5, 1935:
From back of postcard:
“Home of the Yarab Temple, an imposing structure of Moorish architecture. The Fox Theatre in this building is one of the most beautiful theatres in the country. Contains the largest stage in the world, being four feet wider than the famous Roxy in New York City. Seating capacity 5,000.”
Postcards part of the Theatre Talks Collection, please ask permission to copy and/or use. At least give credit to source. We know that some people will not honor this but it would be nice if they did.
Since 1997, legendary theatre historian, Cezar Del Valle has been conducting a popular series of theatre talks and walks. Currently accepting bookings for 2017: historical societies, libraries , senior centers, etc.
He has also joined with Local Expeditions to present a series of walking tours.
Del Valle is the author of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, a three-volume history of borough theatres. The first two chosen 2010 OUTSTANDING BOOK OF THE YEAR by the Theatre Historical Society. Final volume published in September 2014.
Currently editing and updating the third edition of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, Volume I.