Clipped From The Morning Herald
mel in THEATRE MAGNATE RETIRE Harry M. Crandall Will Retire From Business August 1 Announcement has been made in the Washington Herald of the retirement on August 1 of Harry Crandall, one of the foremost ex hibitors in the country and at present executive vice-president of the Stanley-Crandall Company, .of Washington, controlling and operating theaters in Washington, Hagerstown Frederick. Waynesboro, Martinsburg and Baltimore. The announcement came from executive offices of the Stanley-Crandall Circuit, which is tinder the direction of Warner Bros., is looked as one of the strongest in the The theaters under their control in Hagerstown are the Maryland and the Colonial under the personal management of Prank M. Boucher. With the announcement of the tirement of Mr. Crandall comes the official announcement of the promo tion to the general managership o: the Washington and surrounding territory of the Warner Bros, theatres, of John J. Payette, identified since 1919 with Mr. .Crandall in the circuit. Mr. Payette began his theatrical career as an usher.