This 1911 postcard reveals a giddy opening night audience at Meichlor Diepenbrock's Theater Diepenbrock. 1,600 Sacramentans showed up on March 18 to see Charles Kline's comedy-drama "The Lion and the Mouse."
Meichlor Diepenbrock's Orpheum Theater, at 1203 J Street, is shown in this 1913 postcard. The theater was part of the Orpheum Circuit, a vaudeville consortium started in San Francisco by Gustav Walter. The original intent of Diepenbrock, a real...
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