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Local Show Biz History – Warner Bros.

January 8, 2014 @ 7:00 pm 9:00 pm EST

1907 New Castle PA. Warner Brothers open first cinema

1907 New Castle PA. Warner Brothers open first cinema

Presentations by:

  • Jerry Kern, President of the Warner Film Center in New Castle (currently restoring the first Warner Brothers theater which was located in New Castle)
  • Jack Oberleitner, cinema consultant, writer, and New Castle cinema historian Jack Oberleitner started his career as an usher at the Victor Theater in New Castle in 1959 and later was the owner of a theater chain that spanned Pennsylvania, Ohio, and New York. He has been a theater restorationist and consultant for some time.
  • LOCATION: at the Historical Society


January 8, 2014
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm EST
FREE – Open to the Public
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Lawrence County Historical Society
408 North Jefferson Street
New Castle, PA 16101 United States
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