Theatre playbill for Beltonian Theatre - Belton TX 1940

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Long poster/playbill with list of movies playing Friday nite April 12 at 8:30:

'For the last  time on any screen 'The Romance of Belton' featuring Tommy Cox (formerly of Belton) ...and supporting cast of YOU & YOU & ....

Seems to feature locals:

'Wilbur Carl Flueellen flashing tiger end..when he was just a flash'....' "son" Warren when he had hair on his head...etc..

On the same program..'Charlie McCarthy Detective' starring Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy.

"..super-colossal production IT'S A KILLER-DILLER'

Written on back in ink : 'Also on Friday night "CASH NIGHT" offered this week $62.50'

Nice regional content poster.

18" x 6"

 

Beltonian Theatre Belton TX

Originally opened in 1900, it is listed in the 1941 & 1943 editions of Film Daily Yearbook with a seating capacity of 479, and in 1950 with a seating capacity of 523. It was closed in the 1970’s.

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Charlie McCarthy Detective (1939)

Scotty Hamilton is a reporter who works for a crooked editor. Bill Banning is another reporter who is about to expose the editor's ties to the mob. When the editor is killed, both reporter Banning and mobster Tony Garcia are suspected. However, Hamilton's friend Edgar Bergen solves the case (without much help from Charlie McCarthy).

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