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Photograph of Dohany's Opera House and Broadway. Northeast corner Sixth Street and Broadway. Later the Strand Movie Theater. Burned December 11, 1974.

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Photographs of the Council Bluffs Drive-In theater in 1999 - celebrating its 49th anniversary.


Broadway Theater

front of Theater, street level, at night. On the marquee: "Tonite Bank Award $300
'Sky Murder' also
'Military Academy'
Over the doors/ticket window:
"Total Bank Awards $400"
On back of photo:
Broadway Theter
About 1936
(copied 1-16-1974)

The Old Broadway Theater...closed for good in 1963 and was remodeled the next year to house King's Restaurant, now The Pantry. This photo was taken in 1941. The theater, in operation since the early 1920s, had just been remodeled after a fire in…

Although the fire was confined to the rear part, the entire interior of the Broadway theater was redecorated in its $25,000 remodeling program. A new front curtain was installed, the seats refinished, and the walls repainted in pastel colors.

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Photographs of a fire at the Strand Theater.

Images of the Council Bluffs Drive-in Theater. Screening of "First Blood."


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Photograph of the Strand Theater. Destroyed by fire Dec. 1974.

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Reproduction of a photograph of the exterior of the Strand Theater.

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Reproduction of a drawing of the Dohany Theater. Built 1883. 6th and Broadway.

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Knights of the Full Moon male theater group. Cast picture.

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Amateur theater.
Blackface entertainers.
Drag shows.
Council Bluffs (Iowa) -- History -- 1900-1950.
Council Bluffs (Iowa) -- History -- Photographs.

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Photograph of the Broadway Theater, Council Bluffs.
Billboard reads: "Colleen Moore in "Why be good" - Three Vitaphone Vodvil Comedy Acts."
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