Orange Daily News
April 26, 1929
Chairs Arrive Today For New Orange
With the arrival this morning of 1100 opera chairs, work of completing
the Orange theater for its gala opening May 15 reached its final state,
according to A. B. Crawford, resident manger.
The chairs arrived from an Illinois factory and are to be installed at
the earliest possible date. All are leather cushioned to furnish the
utmost in comfort for the theater patrons.
The decorative work is being rapidly pushed to completion by the Tiffany
studios, Los Angeles. The Mediterranean motif is being employed in the
Work of installing the lighting system is slated to start probably next
week. Crawford stated a unique lighting effect would be used, which as
far as he knows has not been tried in any theater in Southern
The stage equipment has already been ordered and the scenery is now
being painted in a Los Angeles studio. An apple-green plush curtain will
add to the attractiveness of the stage drapings.
The projection room, one of the largest in the county, has been finished
and all that remains is the installation of the projection equipment.
Talking pictures are to be a feature of the local programs and tests
have been conducted to determine the kind of sound equipment to be