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this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; Vitascope Hall, a bar inside the Hyatt Regency hotel, will celebrate the 117th anniversary of its namesake ? the world's first for-profit movie theater, which opened in New Orleans on Canal Street in 1896 ? with a special event on ...

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Old 07-24-2013, 06:30 PM   #1
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Vitascope Hall celebrates historic New Orleans movie theater

Vitascope Hall, a bar inside the Hyatt Regency hotel, will celebrate the 117th anniversary of its namesake ? the world's first for-profit movie theater, which opened in New Orleans on Canal Street in 1896 ? with a special event on Friday, July 26. With help from the Hollywood on the Bayou, New Orleans Film Commission, and the Prytania Theatre, Vitascope Hall will present a program of silent movies as originally seen in the early days of the historic theater on its 42 flat-screen TVs.? [ Read more ]

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