|Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm
of the Calhoun Chronicle dated 1/6/1921.
Picture Show Opened
Grantsville's new picture show house was opened to the public Saturday
night, the first picture shown being "The Way of a Man with a Maid" featuring
Bryant Washburn. A fair sized crowd, considering the weather, was
The home for the picture show is a fine one. While it is not yet
entirely finished, is comfortable, and when completed will be one of the
most modern and uptodate buildings in the Little Kanawha valley.
Nothing but the very best pictures will be shown, it being the intention
of Manager Fred Hardman to bring the highest class productions that can
There will be a show Saturday night, Lillian Gish in "True Love Susie",
a fine production and one that the patrons of the show will be glad to
see. There will be no shows after Saturday night until the close
of the Baptist revival, when a regular program made up of the best in pictures
will be started, with a show every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday nights.