Hemlock Street, looking west from Crown Avenue on Sunday afternoon.
Monday, March 30, 2015
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
50 years ago tonight The Sound of Music opened at Loew's Ohio Theatre, this hard ticket roadshow would run for 91 weeks, a Cleveland record that still stands.
From The Plain Dealer, March 24, 1965.
From Box Office, March 28, 1966.
From The Plain Dealer, May 20, 1966.
From The Plain Dealer, December 18, 1966.
A few other notable long runs at Loew's Ohio:
South Pacific - 46 weeks
Around the World in 80 Days - 41 weeks
The Ten Commandments - 29 weeks
Cleopatra - 26 weeks
Monday, March 23, 2015
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Sophie Tucker at the Palace, from The Plain Dealer, March 22, 1925. The William McDermott column also gives a brief overview of what's at the other main houses.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Today is the 63rd anniversary of the Moondog Coronation Ball held at the Cleveland Arena, March 21, 1952. Among the acts that appeared that night were: Tiny Grimes, The Dominoes, Paul Williams, Varetta Dillard, and Danny Cobb. Produced by WJW DJ Alan Freed it is often considered the first rock and roll show.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer, March 22, 1952.
The Cleveland Arena, March 1952, photographer unknown.
Friday, March 20, 2015
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Monday, March 16, 2015
Sunday, March 15, 2015
A bill featuring a Pricilla Dean picture, A Cafe in Cairo, and six acts vaude, one of which was Al Jolson's brother. From The Plain Dealer, March 15, 1925. Keith's 105th was one of the big uptown theatres in Cleveland, demolished in 1981.
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Friday, March 13, 2015
An SW-1, Lehigh Valley 26 was built by EMD in 1939 and first tested on the Atlantic Coast Line before being sold to Richmond Terminal. More recently 26 was used on the Towanda Monroeton Shippers Lifeline (TMSL), where it was painted in a Lehigh Valley color scheme, before ending up at Steamtown in Scranton in late 2014. The photos are from March 12, 2015 at Steamtown Yard.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Monday, March 9, 2015
Sunday, March 8, 2015
Today in 1925, Houdini began a week long run at Keith's Palace, which was so successful he was held for a second week.
From the Plain Dealer, March 8, 1925.
Front and back covers from the program
A couple of pages from the program.
From The Plain Dealer, March 15, 1925.