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The Dixie Theatre

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dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-07T15:39:32Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-07T15:39:32Z
dc.date.issued 1935-01-01
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1911/36435
dc.description The exterior of the Dixie Theatre. When the photograph was taken the theatre was showing "Dante's Inferno." Note the sign above the ticket window advertising "Today Last Opportunity to see this $100,000 production."
dc.description.abstract Dante's Inferno (1935) is a drama starring Spencer Tracy as a ruthless promoter who's determined to succeed, no matter who gets in his way. "Dante's Inferno" is one of Rita Haywood's very earliest film roles. (She was still performing as Margarita Cansino, her original name.) Hayworth/Cansino appears very briefly as a ballroom dancer aboard Tracy's gambling ship. (From the IMBD website.)
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Museum of Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Resource Center
dc.rights This material is to be used for personal or research use only. Any other use, including but not limited to commercial or scholarly reproductions, redistribution, publication, or transmission, whether by electronic means or other wise, without prior written permission is prohibited. Permission to use any material in this manuscript must be obtained from Houston Metropolitan Research Center - Houston Public Library, 500 McKinney St., Houston, TX 77002, 832/393-1658, hpl.archives@cityofhouston.net.
dc.title The Dixie Theatre
dc.type Image
dc.digitization.specifications 8X10 photo rotated, cropped and converted to JPEG using Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0. Conversion done by PED of MoH on 4/3/2007.
dc.date.digital 2006-09-19
dc.date.original 1935
dc.source.collection Forms part of the Business Album of Houston at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library.
dc.identifier.digital USHMRCMSS0145-159
dc.type.genre photographs
dc.identifier.citation (1935). "The Dixie Theatre."

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