Saturday, December 14, 2019

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October 24 in San Antonio history...

1919
Marcus Loew, national vaudeville magnate, and S. A. Lynch, one of the most influential figures in the motion picture field of the Southwest, have secured an option to purchase the Empire, Royal and Princess theaters in San Antonio.  These theaters are now controlled and operated by W. J. Lytle and associates.  The option is good until Dec. 1.

1960
The epic John Wayne movie The Alamo has its world premiere at the Woodlawn Theater on Fredricksburg Road in San Antonio.

2013bookmobile
After decades of delivering books to underserved areas, the San Antonio Public Library’s Bookmobile (right) makes its last run along San Antonio’s streets.

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