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Box 3: Harry Huffman / Aladdin Theatre

 File — Box: M154.0003
Identifier: M154.0003


Aladdin Theatre - Harry Huffman oversize photos (2), framed Aladdin Theatre letter, Lost Horizon "Making of a Great Theatre" book, book of newspaper clippings, two copies of Municipal Facts dated 1912 and 1918.


  • 1920-1969


1 Items : (1) flat box, 20 x 16 x 3 inches

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Harry E. Huffman Papers document his life as a movie theater owner and promoter in Denver. An oversized scrapbook is filled with newspaper clippings documenting his career and showing highlights of his important theaters, including the Bluebird, the Tabor, and the Aladdin. Another scrapbook documents the opening of Stapleton Airport. Correspondence and photos are complemented by the transcripts of oral interviews with Huffman that covered seven cassette tapes. Informational writings in the collection give a glimpse into the production and presentation of movies in the early days of Denver theater.


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
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