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.
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 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 "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 of children posing for an Uptown Theatre Kiddie Show promotion
Newspaper clipping of crowd of children posing for an Uptown Theatre Kiddie Show promotion (Castle ice cream and the film "Mysterious Island") at Broadway and Valentine Road, Kansas City, Mo., Summer 1930, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Caption reads: A 1930 Show Stopper!! At Broadway and Valentine; Uptown Kiddies Show, Summer 1930; kiddies of 60 to 65, today!; 1000 in number.
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.
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 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.
Group of children lined up with Joseph Redmond for "Santa Claus in August" outside the Uptown Theatre
Group of children lined up with Joseph Redmond dressed as Santa for "Santa Claus in August" 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.
Joseph Redmond dressed as Santa and an unidentified clown greeting children at the Uptown Theatre
Joseph Redmond dressed as Santa and an unidentified clown greeting children as they exit a bus to participate in "Santa Claus in August" at 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.
Joseph Redmond with a group of children lined up to see "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea" outside the Uptown Theatre
Joseph Redmond dressed as Santa with a group of children lined up to see the film "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea" as part of "Santa Claus in August" outside the Uptown Theatre at 37th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., August 1961, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Kiddie Show at the Uptown Theatre
Uptown Theatre Kiddie Show at the Uptown Theatre at 37th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo., 2nd copy is 27 x 33 cm., Note on photo: Hands Up, For Fun … 4,000 strong! 4,000 hands, belonging to 2,000 youngsters, signify their Saturday morning delight.
Marquee advertising "Crash Dive" at the Uptown Theatre
Marquee advertising the film "Crash Dive" at the Uptown Theatre at 37th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., Summer 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Marquee advertising "Crazy House" at the Uptown Theatre
Marquee advertising the film "Crazy House" at the Uptown Theatre at 37th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., December 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Marquee advertising "Doctor Bull" at the Uptown Theatre
Marquee advertising the film "Doctor Bull" at the Uptown Theatre at 37th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., August 1933, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo.
Marquee advertising "White Savage" at the Uptown Theatre
Marquee advertising the film "White Savage" at the Uptown Theatre at 37th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., April 15, 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Marquee advertising the film "Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man" at the Uptown Theatre
Marquee advertising the film "Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man" at the Uptown Theatre at 37th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., March 1, 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Marquee advertising the film "Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man" at the Uptown Theatre
Marquee advertising the film "Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man" at the Uptown Theatre at 37th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., March 1, 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Promotional billboard advertising "Coney Island" at the Uptown Theatre
Promotional billboard 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.
Representatives of the Motion Picture Association of Kansas City with others at the Uptown Theatre
Representatives of the Motion Picture Association of Kansas City with unidentified theater employees and children attending "Santa Claus in August" at the Uptown Theatre at 37th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., August 1959, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Simon D.J. Collins poses with a cut-out of Betty Grablegor "Coney Island" at the Uptown Theatre
Employee Simon D.J. Collins poses with a cut-out of Betty Grable advertising the film "Coney Island" (the cut-out was later stolen and replaced) at the Uptown Theatre, 37th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Two thousand children in the auditorium for "Santa Claus in August" at the Uptown Theatre
Two thousand children seated in the auditorium for "Santa Claus in August" at the Uptown Theatre at 37th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., August 1961, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Uptown Theatre world premiere of "Stormy Weather"
Uptown Theatre on the day of the world premiere of the film "Stormy Weather"; 37th and Broadway at Kansas City, Mo., 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.