Correction! In my introduction I mention that Its A Wonderful Life is playing Dec 24, 2013 and Dec 25, 2013. ¬†I incorrectly said the times for Dec 25 are 7:15 and 9:30. ¬†The correct time is 7:15 and 9:45. ¬†For more info about times click here.
Todd A. Schall-Vess, General Manager of The Byrd Theater, in Carytown talks about the 85 year history of the theater. ¬†It opened on Dec 24, 1928. ¬†Schall-Vess discusses the opening of the theater, The Mighty Wurlitzer Organ, the natural spring built into the theater, ¬†and much more. ¬†The Byrd is the oldest¬†operating¬†movie theater in¬†Richmond. The photo to the left and below are from opening day of The Byrd in 1928.
Information about going to The Byrd can be found here¬†http://byrdtheatre.com/
The Byrd is a staple in Carytown and has been there since before Carytown was called Carytown and even before that stretch of Cary St was called Cary St. ¬†Information on how to support The Byrd can be found ¬†at http://www.byrdtheatrefoundation.org/
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