Sunday, December 14, 2008


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Massillon, Ohio

Sorry for the lapse. More midcentury Christmas:

Louis Armstrong - Cool Yule


Anonymous said...

Gotta love a theater complete with 2 other businesses attached and sitting on the hill. Wonder if the stage inside is slanted?

Dane said...

Now that you put that in my mind, I certainly hope so.

Karswell said...

A grand grand old building. Does the marquee still light up at night? STL still has a few old theatre signs like this one housing something else not even remotely theatrical. And boy, downtown LA was full of great old abandoned movie theatres... depressing now though that their only purpose currently is to house some shitball crap eletronic store (aka Hassim's Stolen Goods Exchange.)

***Extra Points for the Bag lady lurking in the shadows!***

54cermak said...

I've never been to Massillon and yet I only live about 30 miles away. I think I'm missing out!

Brian Butko said...

Love it - but not really the new electronic marquee.


Music is posted for a short time, and while I use it in part to (hopefully, though not always) go along with the theme of the photo, I also post it in hopes someone will give it a try and fall in love with it as I have. Perhaps they will then seek out more by the artist and buy more cds. That's how it works with me, anyway. If you like it, pick it up at the store; support the artists you love.


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