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"Cheyenne" star Clint Walker with Joseph Redmond (far right) and unidentified members of the KMBC staff
"Cheyenne" star Clint Walker with Joseph Redmond (far right) and unidentified members of the KMBC staff in the KMBC studio at 11th and Central, Kansas City, Mo., 1959, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
A "Hurdy-Gurdy" pianola jukebox advertising "Coney Island" at the Uptown Theatre
A "Hurdy-Gurdy" pianola jukebox advertising the film "Coney Island" at the Uptown Theatre at 37th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Note on photo: A early-day juke box!! As a contribution to the authentic Coney Island atmosphere in music we secured an old "Hurdy-Gurdy Pianola" for the Uptown lobby. We played it for a week in advance and during the engagement on the breaks of the shows. It attracted a great deal of attention especially from the younger generation who had never seen the grandaddy of the juke-box.
Aerial shot advertising "Ben-Hur" at the Capri Theatre
Aerial shot of building and marquee advertising "Ben-Hur" at the Capri Theatre (once the Ararat Shrine Temple and then the Victoria Theatre; later the Lyric Theatre) in the KMBC-TV building at 11th and Central, Kansas City, Mo., November 1959, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
British doctor, Barbara Moore
British doctor, Barbara Moore taking a rest break from her transcontinental hike in Kansas City, Mo.; sitting on a KMBC station vehicle., June 1, 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cabaret Riviera hostesses greeting Tony Bennett
Cabaret Riviera hostesses greeting Tony Bennett at the Downtown Airport in Kansas City, Mo., September 1961, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Candy girls Loretta Bruce and Lillian Peterson
Candy girls Loretta Bruce and Lillian Peterson at an unknown theater., No date; likely between 1931 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Chained cut-out of Betty Grable advertising "Coney Island" at the Uptown Theatre
Chained cut-out of Betty Grable advertising the film "Coney Island" (the cut-out was previously stolen and replaced) at the Uptown Theatre at 37th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., May 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Crowd lined up for Irving Berlin's "Alexander's Ragtime Band" at Esquire Theatre
Crowd lined up to see Irving Berlin's "Alexander's Ragtime Band" outside the Esquire Theatre, 211 E. 12th St., Kansas City, Mo. Note attached to photo: 57 years ago today, August 19th, on my 25th birthday, I opened a new, downtown movie theater, the Fox Esquire with the historic, 20th Century-Fox musical, "Alexander's Ragtime Band". Opening day ticket line was a block long! Women wore hats then... even in the summertime! (so did some men)., August 19, 1938, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Crowd lined up to see "Bowy Bill" in the lobby of the Tower Theatre
Crowd lined up to see the film "Bowy Bill" in the lobby of the Tower Theatre, 213 E 12th St., Kansas City, Mo., 1935, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Crowd lined up to see "Claudia"; outside the Uptown Theatre
Crowd lined up to see the film "Claudia"; outside the Uptown Theatre at 37th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., August 20, 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Crowd lined up to see "One Night of Love" at Tower Theatre
Crowd lined up to see the film "One Night of Love" outside the Tower Theatre at 213 E 12th, Kansas City, Mo., September 15, 1934, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Crowd lined up to see "She Couldn't Take It"; outside the Tower Theatre
Crowd lined up to see the film "She Couldn't Take It"; outside the Tower Theatre, 213 E 12th St., Kansas City, Mo., 1935, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Print no. 15110.
Crowd lined up to see "The Egg and I" outside the Uptown Theatre
Crowd lined up to see the film "The Egg and I" outside the Uptown Theatre at 37th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., March 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Crowd lined up to see "The Robe" outside the Orpheum Theatre
Crowd lined up to see the film "The Robe" outside the Orpheum Theatre, 1214 Baltimore Avenue; Kansas City, Mo., September 20, 1953, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Crowd lined up to see the film "One Night of Love" in the lobby of Tower Theatre
Crowd lined up to see the film "One Night of Love" in the lobby of the Tower Theatre, 213 E 12th St., Kansas City, Mo., September 16, 1934, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dana Suesse and Kansas City Mayor Richard Berkley after Dana Suesse Day proclamation
Dana Suesse and Kansas City Mayor Richard Berkley after Dana Suesse Day proclamation at Westport High School reunion at the Alameda Plaza Hotel in Kansas City, Mo., October 1, 1982, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dana Suesse seated at a piano with George Gershwin and Paul Whiteman
Dana Suesse seated at a piano flanked by George Gershwin (left) and Paul Whiteman (right) in New York., October 1932, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Debbie Reynolds receiving an award from Fred Souttar
Debbie Reynolds receiving a "Star of the Year" award from Fred Souttar at "Showarama" in Kansas City, Mo., 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Display of classic automobiles at Broadway Ford
Display of classic automobiles at Broadway Ford, located 37th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., 1961, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo.
Display of classic automobiles at Broadway Ford
Display of classic automobiles at Broadway Ford, located 37th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., 1961, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo.
Elmer C. Rhoden and Bill Corum at the Boonville Lyric Theatre
Elmer C. Rhoden and Bill Corum at the Boonville Lyric Theatre's Centennial celebration in Boonville, Mo., 1957, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Elmer C. Rhoden and Joseph Redmond
Elmer C. Rhoden, playing banjo, and Joseph Redmond., No date; likely between 1951 and 1956, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Note on photo reads: To a great baritone - Elmer C. Rhoden.
Esquire Theatre redecorated as an Old West building
Esquire Theatre redecorated as an Old West building for the release of the film "I Shot Jesse James"; 211 E. 12th St., Kansas City, Mo., February 1949, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Three copies of photo.
Esquire Theatre redecorated as an Old West building
Esquire Theatre redecorated as an Old West building for the release of the film "I Shot Jesse James"; 211 E. 12th St., Kansas City, Mo., February 1949, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo.
Fox Fairway Theatre
Fox Fairway Theatre at 2820 W. 53rd St., Fairway, Kan.; writing on photo (top): Fairway then, opened about 1940, Wolferman's now. Writing on photo (marquee): Once was a great theatre - now a grocery store! Writing on photo (bottom): picture taken 1947., 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
George Baker, Joe Neger, and Earl Jameson distribute candy to children in the lobby of the Uptown Theatre
George Baker, Joe Neger, and Earl Jameson (left to right) distribute candy to children following a showing of the film "Bambi" as part of "Santa Claus in August" in the lobby of the Uptown Theatre at 37th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., August 1957, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Group at Westport High School reunion
Marg Harburger Grauerholz (Class of 1926), Pearl Overbay Brady (1926), Dana Suesse (1926), Curtis Keller (1929), Joseph Redmond (1930), Virginia Redmond (Paseo High, 1935), Olive Holy, Frances Keller (Northeast High, 1931) at Westport High School reunion at the Alameda Plaza Hotel in Kansas City, Mo., October 1, 1982, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Group of children lined up for "Santa Claus in August" outside the Uptown Theatre
Group of children lined up for "Santa Claus in August" (Joseph Redmond as Santa) outside the Uptown Theatre at 37th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., August 1954, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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