"The Oriole theatre, Brooklyn, N.Y., operated by Edelhertz Bros., was formerly a church. As a motion picture theatre it has produced results on a par with the Hamilton and Atlantic Theatres, also operated by the owners of the Oriole.
"The showing of 'The Penalty,' the Goldwyn production, was so well patronized as to warrant the photographing of the front as the matinee crowd was leaving."
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Cezar Del Valle is the author of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, chosen 2010 Best Book of the Year by the Theatre Historical Society.
He is available for theatre talks and walks in 2014-15, historical societies, libraries, senior centers, etc.