Tuesday, June 27, 2006

New York New York


This is the replica New York Skyline at night.

Las Vegas City History -

December 21: The Boulder Canyon Project Act passes in the House and Senate, placing the nation behind the construction of a dam on the Colorado River.

Run by Ernie Cragin and William Pike, the El Portal Theatre opens on Fremont Street, just in time for the spread of "talkies" that began replacing silent pictures. The first film it shows is a prerelease of Ladies and the Mob, starring one of the biggest movie stars of the 1920s, Clara Bow.

1 comment:

Anne said...

Looks beautiful...though a bit dark :)