Monday, September 28, 2015

Din Over Flushing, the Alba Theatre, 1939

Motion Picture Herald, April, 8, 1939:

"Reproduced above is  marquee stunt used by Louie Fishkin, manager of the Alba Theatre, Brooklyn, for his date on 'Gunga Din.' Lad dressed as waterboy blew bugle at intervals during the day and also covered busy intersections with black banner." 

The Alba located at 750 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

Gunga Din

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.

Currently editing the third edition of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, Volume I.

He is available for theatre talks and walks in 2016: historical societies, libraries, senior centers, etc 

Now selling on Etsy and Amazon

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