News-Star, February 2, 1915 In 1915, there was a new comedy star on the horizon, known as Charles Chaplin. His Little Tramp character was only about a year old at the time. This was the first ad I could find of a movie in Monroe with Charlie as a headline....However, it may not have been … Continue reading The First Charlie Chaplin Movie shown in Monroe.
Tag: Lyceum Theatre
This building once stood in the 100 block of DeSiard Street almost directly across from St. John. It opened December 29, 1909 as a vaudeville and movie theater. It boasted a seating capacity of 500 and a four piece orchestra. it was torn down around 1928.