Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Winter 2018

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8 Winter 2018 | Wake Forest 27587 Magazine T he year was 1967. "The Graduate," starring Dustin Hoffman as a shy, freshly minted and directionless college grad during the rebellious 1960s, was flickering on the big screen. In the audience at the old downtown movie house, the Louisburg Theater, sat a high-schooler by the name of Carolyn Patterson. But in this little corner of the world and during this era, for her at least, there was little in the way of rebelliousness. Not with Grover Harris, an usher who would eventually own the place, keeping a sharp eye on the moviegoers as he patrolled the darkened theater. "Everybody was terrified of him because that was back in the days when you respected your elders," she said. "He was well-respected, and when he walked down that aisle, you would not breathe hard. You were there to watch Rewind A look back at notable people and events in history STATE ARCHIVES OF NORTH CAROLINA THE AMBASSADOR, Raleigh — "Lured," a film-noir feature of 1947, pairs Lucille Ball with George Sanders (an Oscar winner for 1950's "All About Eve") and even Boris Karloff in the story of a serial killer who slays young women he meets through the personal columns of newspapers. At the bottom of the photo, just to the left of the box office, is a poster promoting a film of that year's Army-Notre Dame football game and promises "Spectacular Highlights with the New Zoomar Lens." The Zoomar Lens was the first commercially successful zoom lens that took viewers closer to the action in sports films of the time. Roll 'em! Those old movie-house haunts DURHAM COUNTY LIBRARY / FAMILY OF EDWARD H. COUCH SR. CAROLINA THEATER, Durham — Moviegoers line up to see 1936's "Poor Little Rich Girl," starring 8-year-old Shirley Temple as the spoiled only child of a widowed soap mogul who finds herself unexpectedly wandering the streets of the city alone. The film also starred Jack Haley, who would go on to play the Tin Man in the 1939 classic "The Wizard of Oz."

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