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Talkie Season Opens: Wintergarden Theatre (c.1929)

The Wintergarden Theatre was the first suburban cinema to install audio technology to screen talkies.

Length: 6 minutes

Alternative title: Talkie Season Opens: Wintergarden Theatre has the Honor of Being the First Theatre in the World to Present a Completely New Invention in Talking Picture Equipment; Opening of the Raycophone System at Wintergarden Theatre.

Original aspect ratio: 1.33:1 (Academy full frame)
Original classification rating: G

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National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 50834