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Memories of Henry's Theatre
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Originally opened in 1904 as the Palace Theatre, Henry's Theatre was renamed
in the late 1920s when it was renovated by Frederick entertainment
entrepreneur Henry Weinberg. In 1931, he brought on John L. Miller Sr. to
manage Henry's, a job he held until he purchased the theatre outright in
1959. John L. Miller Sr. ran the theatre until it closed in the 1970s, and
over the decades he turned it into one of the premiere movie theaters in
Join John's daughter, Carol Miller-Schultz, as she reminisces about some of
her favorite memories from growing up at Henry's. Learn about the theater
community first-hand as Carol talks about her family, the stories behind some
of your favorite films, and some of the more interesting experiences she had
while working at the theater.
Your ticket price also includes museum admission to the Miller House Museum
to see "Matinee Idols," the new exhibit which explores Hagerstown's movie
theaters during Hollywood's Golden Age.