Friday, August 18, 2017

Space Aliens Safely Sealed Against Attack!

Motion Picture Herald, September 5, 1953:

"'Speed' Kroman, manager of the Mayfair theatre, on Broadway, in cooperation with Paramount, arranged this crowd-stopping exploitation stunt for 'War of the Worlds' --with space girls, safely sealed in cellophane containers against attack."

War of the Worlds

Mayfair Theatre

Since 1996, “legendary theatre historian”, Cezar Del Valle has been presenting a popular series of theatre talks and walks. Currently accepting bookings for historical societies, libraries, senior centers, etc.

He has also joined with Local Expeditions to present a series of walking tours.

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 and updating the third edition of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, Volume I.

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