Theatre celebrates 10 years
BREMEN — The Bremen Theatre 10th anniversary movie showing was well attended with the 150-seat movie house nearly filled Sept. 10 with all ages, including a group of young people dressed in 1930s and 1940s attire.
Some came to see the renovations that have occured through the years Ijinio Flores has owned the theater while others wanted to see the silent cartoon and movie. They came the following day for the tour that included a look at the projection room upstairs.
The event included displays of movie memorabilia the owner had found as well as the desk of the original owner, Loren Walz, whose wife, Phyllis, attended. The desk was used by Indianapolis film historian Eric Grayson and his assistant to set up their equipment as the historic Buster Keaton film shown belonged to Grayson, who preferred using his own equipment.
Terry Misner, who talked with Grayson before the showing said that he thought that the event was “awesome” and that he was appreciative of the work Flores did on the theatre building.
Local pastor Chuck Krieg and his wife, Gloria, said that they enjoyed looking over the memorabilia and articles, noting they like the nostalgia of the event and that they loved seeing all the changes to the place over the years as shown in the articles displayed.
Grayson said, “One of only 10 small communities still have theaters like this. It’s really great that you and this community still it going.”