Bijou Theatre, 38 East 5th Street, Cincinnati, OH

J. M. B., Moving Picture World, August 13, 1910:


“The marble ticket office in front of the Bijou, Cincinnati, is of simple but rich design, with  fancy brass grille work and surmounted by a dome of fine open metal work. The balcony, with its green (natural) plants and flowers in bloom, calls for much admiration and gives an atmosphere of freshness to the place.

Here again I  noted a total absence of ugly loose posters. The posters are framed, even the advance poster of the ‘Roosevelt’s Return‘ film is framed and placed on a neat easel.” 


“Bijou Theater, Cincinnati, at night” 


Cezar Del Valle is the author of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, a three-volume history of borough theatres.

Since 1997 theatre historian,  Cezar Del Valle, has conducted a popular series of  theatre talks and walks, available for  historical societies, libraries, senior centers, etc.

The first two chosen 2010 OUTSTANDING BOOK OF THE YEAR by the Theatre Historical Society. Final volume published in September 2014.

Currently seeking funding for “Editing & Formatting” the first three volumes of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, 3rd Edition







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