The Auditorium: 0050.0350


            Mr. E. Hardaker and Mr. M. Blackford, two wide awake and hustling young gentlemen of Lethbridge, have practically completed negotiations for the lease of the Auditorium Theatre on the 17th inst, when the present lease expires.  The new lessees contemplate making extensive repairs to the interior as well as exterior of the building in due time, but for the present the repairs will consist of a few alterations to the operating room, the painting of the front of the building in white and rearranging the heating system.  It is their intention to spare no pains or expense to make the place as comfortable as possible for their patrons.  The new management will run moving pictures predominating with “Blue Bird Features” and book only the very best road shows available.  No definite arrangements have yet been made as to the opening bill, but whether it be a moving picture or a road show the public may rest assured that it will be something out of the ordinary and well worthy of the undivided support of the theatre going people of Cranbrook.  They have organized an orchestra of four or five pieces consisting of musicians who are artists on their respective instruments.  The opening date and bill will be announced in due time.

0050.0350: The Auditorium

Two young Lethbridge gentlemen completed negotiations to lease the Auditorium Theatre in Cranbrook, with plans for extensive repairs and improvements.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  October 4, 1917
Pages:  3
Publisher:  Cranbrook Herald
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)


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