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Exit Door Inside the Carolina Theatre

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W.H. (Bill) Sumner

Wondeful example of the decorative interior design that is typically found in movie theaters from the 1920s and 1930s.The Carolina Theatre opened in 1927 on the corner of North Tryon and Sixth Streets. With a seating capacity of 1,800 and beautiful architectural and decorative features, it remained popular entertaintment venue for many years. Today part of the theatre still stands and efforts are underway to restore the structure to its initial glory.

Physical Description: Two 4x4 printsOne 5x7 print2x2 negative

Publisher: Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County

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Black and White