The first Sunday movies shown on May 20 were “A Very Honorable Guy,” starring Joe E. Brown and Alice White at Schine’s Oneonta Theatre, while Zasu Pitts starred in “Sing and Like It” at the Palace Theater.
On Monday: With the growing popularity of the General Clinton Canoe Regatta, Bainbridge established a great place to observe at the finish line in 1972.
City Historian Mark Simonson’s column appears twice weekly. On Saturdays, his column focuses on the area during the Depression and before. His Monday columns address local history after the Depression. If you have feedback or ideas about the column, write to him at The Daily Star, or email him at email@example.com. His website is www.oneontahistorian.com. His columns can be found at www.thedailystar.com/marksimonson.