World’s Largest Municipal Opera, 1922

Municipal Theatre, Forest Park, St. Louis,  Missouri

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Back of postcard:

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Municipal Theatre Association of St. Louis

Postcard 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.

Cezar 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.

He is available for theatre talks and walks in 2015: historical societies, libraries, senior centers, etc.

Now selling “vintage” on Etsy.

Carnival, “The Magical Musical” at the American Theatre, St. Louis

American Theatre
416 North 9th Street
St. Louis, Missouri

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From back of postcard:
“French Renaissance design by G. Albert Lansburgh, outstanding theatre architect. Sculptures by the famous Leo Lentelli. Theatre opened in 1917 as the Orpheum. Completely remodeled for $300,000 to make it the most beautiful legitimate theatre in the country.”

American Theatre

Postcard 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.

Cezar 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 theTheatre Historical Society. Final volume published in September 2014.

He is available for theatre talks and walks in 2015: historical societies, libraries, senior centers, etc.

Now selling “vintage” on Etsy.