Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Format of Original
4 x 5" gelatin silver negative
View of entrance and marquee of the Civic Theatre, 477 Congress Street, in anticipation of the theatre's grand opening (20 November 1939). The opening production was the San Carlo Opera Company performance of "Madame Butterfly," "Featuring the Sensational Japanese Soprano Hizi Koyoke."
Banner at front of marquee reads, "The Maine Civic Theatre."
Town Taxi Company cab at right.
Photo published in the Portland Sunday Telegram, on 19 November 1939.
"Civic Theatre, 1939" (1939). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 84.
Portland, Me., Downtown Portland, Bayside, Theaters, Congress Street