The original Aztec Theater fire curtain was done in 1926. Designed by Herbert Barnard, and painted by Volland Scenic Studios of St. Louis.
 
At this time, August 2005, the curtain has been removed for restoration.
 
Hopefully, I will have a shot of the entire curtain, without the scaffold in the way, soon.
 
 
Above, Montezuma (no idea of what's to come) meeting the conquistadors.
Below, Cortez (hand out, wants the gold), conquistadors, even the horses are armored.
 
 
The pictures above were snapped in June 2005.
 
 
 


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lobby


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exterior


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auditorium

 


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mezzanine


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ticket lobby


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click on the images below to enlarge
....photos from June 2005....
 


virgins


slaves


cortez

 
 


canopy


virgins


the meeting

 
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