Prytania Theater owner Rene Brunet, at age 91, has teamed up with urbanologist Jack Stewart and New Orleans book publisher Arthur Hardy to produce a 160-page coffee table book that chronicles more than 100 lost movie theaters in metro New Orleans. Launch party THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, PRYTANIA THEATER 5:00-10:30 PM Free admission . Free refreshments. Book Release and New Orleans Nostalgia Movie Night .The evening will include book signings, Q&A with the authors, 1940s newsreels, New Orleans travelogues, 1950s cartoons, and a showing of The Wacky World of Dr. Morgus (1962).
THS saw the other remaining theatres in New Orleans during our 1993 Conclave / Theatre Tour which was ably hosted by our late member and Board member Ty Tracy.
Thanks to Biff Buttler for the link: