High-Class Films

The Royal Theatre entertained Skidmore citizens for many years in the days when the “movies” were still quite young.  Here’s an ad from the January 23, 1913 Skidmore New Era:

Ad for the Royal Theater. Text of ad follows.
From the January 23, 1913 Skidmore New Era.

Text of ad reads, “Look! The “movies” at The Royal Theatre are in full swing. Large clear pictures are being produced to the delight of all as only high-class films are being used. Bring the children and enjoy yourself. Satisfaction guaranteed. Good program every Tuesday and Thursday evenings, commencing promptly at 8:00 o’clock. Big double program every Saturday afternoon at 2:30 sharp and Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Come to see these high-class entertainments. Over Manchester & Dodds store. Royal Theatre.”

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