The Film Index, March 12, 1910:
Favorite Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri
“Photograph taken just before the matinee performance on Sunday afternoon, January 23, 1910, and illustrates the popularity of this house with the young folks.”
“The proprietor, Mr. John Rabenau, has given special attention to the subject of entertaining the children at his theatre and appearances prove that he has succeeded. The house is located at 2701 Cherokee street.”
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 seeking funding for “Editing & Formatting” the first three volumes of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, 3rd Edition