Lakewood Historical Society - Historic Movie Theaters of Downtown Cleveland Book by Alan Dutka

Before becoming a performing arts center, Playhouse Square was where Clevelanders went to view first-run movies. Author and historian Alan Dutka will cover the cinematic histories of not only these but of such long-gone downtown movie houses as the Stillman, Hippodrome, Esquire, Lake, Mall, Telenews and more. From converted storefronts to the phantasmagoric movie palaces of the twenties, downtown Cleveland was the site of a wide variety of moviegoing experiences.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 7:00pm
Main Library Auditorium