Bijou Dream, Idle Hour, Unique were common names for early movie houses.
Nickelodeon, April 1909:
“The illustration presented here shows the Bijou Dream, 608 Washington avenue, St. Louis Missouri. Max Marcus, the manager, has developed a patronage that, for high class, is equal to any in the country.
The seating capacity is 700. In addition to the regular moving pictures a new model cameraphone has recently been added.”
Cezar Del Valle is available for theatre talks and walks in 2013.