Moving Picture World, November 2, 1912:
“The above cut is a likeness of the first motion picture theater in the oldest town in California. The name of the house is the Don Theater in Napa Street, Sonoma, Cal.”
“Messrs. Collins and Mohr are the proprietors. Licensed films constitute the program.”
Legendary theatre historian, Cezar Del Valle is celebrating 20 years of theatre talks and walks, 1996-2016. Currently accepting bookings for historical societies, libraries , senior centers, etc. Details of independent walks will be published this fall.
Del Valle is the author of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, a three-volume history of borough theatres. The first two chosen 2010 OUTSTANDING BOOK OF THE YEAR by the Theatre Historical Society. Final volume published in September 2014.
Currently editing and updating the third edition of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, Volume I.