A Kansas City Novelty Figures Importantly in History of Movies

Description: Photo and article about Oscar Weisner, the last surviving member in 1939 of the former Hale's Tours movie shows produced by former Kansas City fire chief George Hale. Description of the shows, debuting in 1905 at Electric Park as "Tours and Scenes of the World" with mechanically simulated movements in theater seats, partially designed by Weisner, a "retired mechanical engineer now living at 209 East 74th Street."
Date: September/20/1939
Location: Microfilm: Native Sons Scrapbooks, Roll 67
Collection: The Kansas City Star
Illustrations: No

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