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    • View of Playhouse Square on Euclid Avenue in 1933

    • Euclid Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio); Streets; City & town life; Playhouse Square Center; Palace Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Lake Theatre; Theaters
    • Playhouse Square in 1933. The Palace had recently made movies, as opposed to Vaudeville, their main attraction. Across the street was the Lake Theatre, then called the Warner Lake, which was operating as a sixth Theatre heatre in Playhouse Square...
    • Bob Hope

    • Hope, Bob; Entertainers; Comedians; Celebrities
    • "Great Performers of Our Time: Bob Hope (First of Twelve): Now 63, the Bob Hope of today is quite another fellow from the days when he was a vaudeville hoofer. The slim song-and-dance man is Bob Hope when he was 16." -- photo verso.
    • Palace Theatre in 1923

    • Palace Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Playhouse Square Center
    • The exterior of the Palace Theater in December of 1923, during the time it was part of the Keith Vaudeville Circuit. A few of the offices and storefronts were not rented and were being advertised as "fine" stores or rooms.
    • Fenn Players - Melodrama Night

    • Fenn College; Cleveland State University; Fenn Players;
    • Melodrama Night was a summer tradition for the Fenn Players that featured a combination of campy melodramtic productions and vaudeville productions. Director George Srail (r) does a last-minute check with the cast behinds the scenery at Cain Park.
    • The Alhambra Theater

    • Theaters; Alhambra Theater; CC Fair Exhibit
    • The Alhambra was a premiere vaudeville theater that Bob Hope attended as a young boy. His family lived nearby. It later became a movie house, closing in the 1960s.
    • Keith Building in 1945

    • Keith Building (Cleveland, Ohio); Playhouse Square Center; Loew's State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); RKOState Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Euclid Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio); East 117th Street (Cleveland, Ohio); Electric...
    • View of the east side of the Keith Building in 1945. The sign on top of the building at one time claimed to be the largest electrical sign in the country, it reads, "RKO VAUDEVILLE." The marquees of the State Theatre and Palace Theatre are visible...
    • Playhouse Square at Night, ca. 1940

    • Playhouse Square Center; Palace Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Signs; State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Allen Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Euclid Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio)
    • Playhouse Square illuminated by signs at night around 1940. Vaudeville ended at the Palace in 1945, signally the end of the "RKO VAUDEVILLE" sign. The claim was made, when the sign was first erected, that is was the largest electrical sign in the...

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