TITLE

MOVING PICTURES AND MIGRANT PICKERS: THE MELBA THEATRE AND SPANISH-LANGUAGE MOVIES IN CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS, 1927-1966

AUTHOR(S)
ANTHONY, KENNETH L.
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Touchstone;2008, Vol. 27, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the history of the Melba movie theater in Corpus Christi, Texas. The theater showed films in Spanish to the large population of Mexican immigrants and laborers during the middle of the 20th century. It was built by Edward and Simon Grossman in 1927 during a period of economic growth.
ACCESSION #
35236020

 

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