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Alhambra Theater: 1956 World Series

by Gene Taylor

I remember (1956) the World Series being shown, inning-by-inning, at the Alhambra. Was on 16 mm film.

I was very bored as a 9 year-old but my father and brother got to see Don Larsen’s perfect game.

Very small American community at that time and the Air Force pilots were always asked […]

Do You Remember Saturday At The Movies

I’m sure we all recall, from the days of our youth, spending Saturday afternoons at the movies when we were younger. As we moved into our teens – Saturday nights at the movie theater was a place we could meet up with our friends (and, hopefully our latest *crush*). Ahh … those sweet memories of […]

Golden Gate Quartet: 1958 Performance at Saigon Alhambra Theater

During Tet 1958 the Golden Gate Quartet was in Saigon for a cultural exchange performance at the Alhambra Theater. Here is a news clip of their visit to Saigon.

Orlandus Wilson (Bass) Clyde Wright (Tenor) Clyde Riddick (Tenor) J. Caleb Ginyard (Baritone) Glenn Emell Burgess (Piano)

I had not arrived in Saigon yet, at […]