Orange Daily News
May 18, 1929
Opening Program for New Local Theatre
The Orange theater, Orange's new cinema playhouse, will present an
all-talking program, including screen vaudeville, for its opening
program next Wednesday evening, May 22, it was announced today by A. B.
Crawford, resident manager.
The program is to be featured by a first-run, all-talking picture,
"Molly and Me," starring Belle Bennett and Joe E. Brown.
Screen vaudeville will include Smith and Dale in a burlesque, Ruth
Etting, Ziegfeld follies star, and a screen prologue, "Hawaiian
Love Call" in colortone.
Opening night prices will not be raised, but will remain the same as in
the future, 1-c, 35c and 50c. Crawford announced the latter price is for
loges, located in the lower section of the balcony.
Two performances are to be presented nightly, commencing at 7 and 9
o'clock. The doors for opening night will be opened at 6:15.
Arthur Cannon, former West Coast organist at Long Beach, will be at the
console of the local theater organ. Cannon is recognized as one of the
leading theater organists in this section of the country and for the
past six years has been identified with West Coast theaters at Long
Beach. He was lately at the Egyptian theater.
Cannon is well known in Orange, having been prominent in county musical
circles a number of years ago when he resided at Anaheim.