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Music Hall - Old Photos

"Wings over Europe" at the Wilson Theater. Image from the late 1920s

Music Hall in 1953

Main lobby in 1928

Wilson storm lobby in 1930

Music Hall hosted a number of Midwestern movie premieres. "Gone with the Wind" opened at Music Hall in 1940, with reserved seating.

Music Hall exterior with the original tower and cinerama signs

"Seven wonders of the world" premiered at Music Hall on August 14, 1956

Wilson men in coats, date unknown

The original canopy

Cafe with coat check desk, date unknown

Music Hall exterior in 1953