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Houston Remember When (as seen on public television)

  • $ 1495

Remembering Houston During the 1930 s, 40s and 50s

Previously aired on public television
Features an hour and a half of historic film and footage
Hear from Houstonians who lived during the 1930 s, 40s and 50s
Revisit the movie houses downtown, plus all the favorite spots, including Prince s Drive-In, the Pilgrim Temple and the Stage Door Canteen
Narrated by retired KHOU-TV news anchor Steve Smith

Remember when you spent hot Saturday afternoons at the Loews, Lincoln or Uptown theaters watching Clark Gable, Jean Harlow and Charles Laughton? Remember when you heard your first jazz tune in the Third Ward s Eldorado Club?
Houston: Remember When, previously seen on public television and narrated by retired KHOU-TV anchor Steve Smith, takes you back to the 1930 s, 40s and 50s. Revisit the theaters in the days of silent film when orchestras played along with the movies, and meet O.P. DeWalt, Jr., whose father was the first African American to own and operate a downtown movie theater, the Lincoln. Then, remember when Roy Rogers and Gene Autry entertained fans during the rodeo era in the Sam Houston Coliseum? How about when the Houston Symphony played background music for wrestling matches at the City Auditorium? Hear the stories, see personal photographs and home movies from Houstonians, and go back to a simpler time.

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