The next Seaford Historical Society lecture will be held on Monday, Oct. 7, at 7:15 p.m. at the Manor House in Seaford. Admission is free and the public is welcome.
Guest lecturer is Michael Nazarewycz, author of the book, Historic Movie Theaters in Delaware.
Nazarewycz will recount the cinematic history of Delaware’s movie theaters. From the opera house to the multiplex and from Claymont to Delmar, the big screen in Delaware is more than a century old. Hollywood legend Cary Grant visited the Playhouse Theater in 1955, fondly recalling his days on its stage as a child actor. Clint Eastwood came to Wilmington for a secret test screening of his film The Gauntlet at the Branmar Cinema. And the groundbreaking history of Star Wars includes a Delaware theater.