Christmas Entertainments and a Movie, 1915

If you were in Skidmore, Missouri in 1915, you could spend your Christmas Eve with entertainments and a superb drama at the Royal theater.  From the December 23, 1915 Skidmore New Era, page 7:

Advertisement for a movie at the Royal theater in Skidmore, Missouri, December 1915.
Skidmore New Era, Dec. 23, 1915, p. 7.

“Christmas Eve at the Royal will witness a superb heart drama. Hearts and Flowers with Mrs. Thomas Whiffen, the grand old lady of the American stage in the leading role — supported by Beulah Poynter. An artistic production portrayed by an artist known and beloved all over the world. In 5 parts. The show will not start until the Christmas entertainments are over. The Royal. New Year’s Eve – Hoyts – A Texas Steer.”

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