Lady theatre manager meets with success 27Aug1921
Lady Theatre Manager Meets With Success The new theatre bains erected on Main Street for Mrs. R. Graham, is well under way. It will contain 600 seats and will be ready for the opening performance November L. ' Mrs. Graham has been operating the Satr Theatre across the street from the new house for several years, the owner refusing repeated requests to enlarge the house or make required Improvements. Improvements. Mrs. Graham decided to take the matter Into her own' hands by building a theatre of her own. She is ' the only lady theatre manager In Vancouver Vancouver and has made a decided success of her chosen business. She books her own programmes and local film managers have to use their wits when selling shows to this aggressive exhibitor. exhibitor. The policy of the Star Theatre Theatre under her guidance has been four different shows a week and a smaii admittance fee which proved popular ' with movie fans of the East End in fact, the Star has turned patrons away almost every night of the week during - the regular theatre season.