Need a special presentation for your organization?

Cezar Del Valle offers a series of popular illustrated talks ideal for historical societies, libraries, senior centers, etc.

Digital Projector needed

Del Valle, mindful of the budgetary constraints facing most non-profits, will discuss fees.


Matinee Memories:
The story of the neighborhood movie house is our most popular and requested talk.
Talk customized to highlight a particular region.

Movie Palace Grandeur:
Movie houses of extraordinary beauty, where audiences entered a fantasy world beyond their wildest dreams of luxury and gilded glamour.

This presentation highlights the largest and most opulent of these theatres.

The talk customized to feature Art Déco.

Times Square:

Featuring a colorful cast of characters, the talk showcases the famous sites that were once part of the "Great White Way."

Coney Island:
Brooklyn's "Sodom by the Sea"  where Cary Grant walked on stilts, Harpo Marx made his stage debut and where the music halls ran early & late.

Talks also available on legitimate theatres and vaudeville.


Accepting bookings for 2020:
historical societies, libraries, senior centers, etc.

Private walks also available.

For additional information, availability & fees:
theatretalks at

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Society of Old Brooklynites

The history of the Bushwick Theatre, part of my talk for the Society of Old Brooklynites held at Borough Hall, February 5, 2014.