“The Sleeping Beauty” at the Majestic Theatre, Johnson City, Tennessee

We found this film history gem in the Johnson City-Washington County Area Chamber of Commerce Records. The flyer is for the Majestic Theatre's screening of the silent film, "The Sleeping Beauty." This version of "Sleeping Beauty" was produced by Warner's Features, Inc. in 1913. Unfortunately, damage to the flyer's bottom right corner removed the year. However, we …

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Scene of the Crime

One of our unidentified pictures from the James Agee Film Project Photographs, 1875-1956 has been identified! Here is the picture: Every time I view this photograph, I can’t help but wonder if the robbers really thought they could get the safe into the car. And I’ve also wondered where or what actually happened before the cops …

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Rainy Day Wonderings

We felt just a bit waterlogged here at the Archives as we watched the rain fall the past few days, although it is nice to see the plants perk up. Earlier this week, we combatted a few minor leaks (no major damage, just a few ceiling tiles need replaced) due to the heavy bursts of rain. The rain …

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