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Labor Day What is the answer to this $250,000.00... movie program

@ National Museum of American History

Faye, Alice Ameche, Don Shearer, Norma Cagney, James Flynn, Errol Boyer, Charles Lamarr, Hedy


Original program for news of the week of September 4, 1938 at the Strand Theatre in Ipswich, Massachusetts. This is a special Labor Day edition and the cover features an advertisement for the screening of Alexander’s Ragtime Band. Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, and Don Ameche star in this musical about a society boy and a slew of upbeat music.The second page includes an advertisement for the September 4-6 showings of Agliers. Charles Boyer and Hedy Lamarr co-star in this drama about a jewel thief in Casbah.Page three features another advertisement for the September 7-10 screenings of Alexander’s Ragtime Band.The final page of the program lists these upcoming films: Marie Antoinette, Boy Meets Girl, Boys Town, and Four’s a Crowd. This page also states a contest with a prize of $50,000 will occur at the theatre.Currently not on view
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