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Early Cinema in Columbia, Ky. c 1903 to late 1922, now complete on CM

When will Columbia's Third Golden Age of Cinema begin?

By Ed Waggener

An epic installment is posted today. It's the sixth and final chapter of Jim's copyright 2011 A Brief History of Early Cinema in Columbia, Ky., c. 1903 to late 1922.

The sixth and final chapter ends with this note from "Jim"
Sadly, at this writing (February, 2011), the Rialto is long gone, the Drive-In has long since been demolished, and the Columbian sits darkened and empty, patiently awaiting the coming of Columbia's third golden age of cinema. - "Jim"
leaving readers hanging - as the ending in a 1950's serial - wondering what will come next for Columbia in the Movies.

For convenience, here are links to the chapters of what we hope "Jim" will offer as a print version, in his own time, the only way he operates:A Brief History of Early Cinema in Columbia, Ky., c. 1903 to late 1922New installment: Part 5 of 6Comments will be greatly appreciated.

This story was posted on 2011-05-23 02:50:22
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