Tuesday, October 28, 2014

White Zombie Bally Atop Dominion Theatre Marquee

Motion Picture Herald, December 31, 1932:

"Pictured above is one of the features of the campaign made on 'White Zombie' by Robb Lawson, of the Dominion Theatre, London, England. Five 'Zombies' enacted a scene in front of the 40-feet high display depicting 'The House of the Living Dead.'

"Box office records for the past six months were broken during run of picture."

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.  

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