Travel back in time to the early days of vaudeville, nickelodeons, movies, theatre organs and stars. Theatre Row on Dallas’ Elm Street is bustling and alive with beautiful theatres, crowds of enthusiastic patrons and movies, movies and more movies. But there is something murderously mysterious going on at the fabulous Rivertree Theatre. A cast of villains and other characters fill the pages of this intriguing saga, along with more startling stories of the many theatres that were along the fabulous Elm Street Theatre Row and the theatre organs that were in them. Shocking events and incredible performances await the reader on this journey through seven decades of Dallas entertainment history. Brilliant imagery fills each chapter. Extra features include a history of the theatre organ, an updated list of the theatre organs that were in Dallas, and a detailed list of all of the theatres that were along Elm Street’s Theatre Row during 70 years of Dallas entertainment history. Special treats are the complete specifications and history of the famous Palace Publix Theatre Organ, its final resting place and many other exciting details of those unforgettable times and places.
Jeanette Howeth Crumpler is a freelance writer living in Dallas, Texas. She has written several books, articles, features and other material. Jeanette is known as The Tomato Lady because of her lifelong association with gardening, growing, researching and writing about tomatoes and other gardening facts. In addition to articles in several publications, she has written “The Lakewood StarWalk”, “Lakewood – Memoirs and Spirit”, :”Street of Dreams, A History of Dallas’ Theatre Row” and most recently “Tales of Jewels and Precious Metals”.: “The Theatre Organ Murders” is a wickedly delightful tale set along Elm Street’s fabulous Theatre Row in Dallas during the heyday of theatre organs, gorgeous movie theatre palaces and the many colorful characters associated with them.