1 "Orpheum Circuit," The Encyclopedia of Vaudeville, by Anthony Slide, Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut, c. 1994, pp. 381-383.
2 Vaudeville USA, by John E. DiMeglio, Bowling Green University Popular Press, Bowling Green, Ohio, c. 1973, p. 25.
3 Vaudeville: From the Honky-Tonk to the Palace, by Joe Laurie, jr., Henry Holt and Company, New York, c. 1953, p. 63.
4 "The Orpheum Theater of Los Angeles," by Stan Singer, Southern California Quarterly, Vol. 72:4, 1990, pp. 339-372.
5 See City Center to Regional Mall: Architecture, the Automobile, and Retailing in Los Angeles, 1920-1950, by Richard Longstreth, The MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., c. 1997, pp. 24-34 for the development of Broadway as the region's most important retail shopping area.
6 Broadway Historic Theater District: A Walking tour sponsored by the Los Angeles Conservancy, by Mark Irwin, John Miller and Susan Richey, c. 1986.
7 Working-Class Hollywood: Silent Film and the Shaping of Class in America, by Steven J. Ross, Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, c. 1998, p. 20.
8 "The New Orpheum Theater Building; Los Angeles," by William Hamilton Cline, The Architect and Engineer of California, September, 1911, Vol. XXVI, No. 2, pp. 34-50. See also "The Development of Architectural Terra Cotta on the Pacific Coast," by Oswald Speir, The Architect and Engineer of California, September, 1912, Vol. XXX, No. 2, pp. 55-56.
9 "An Architect's Tribute to Domingo Mora," by G. Albert Lansburgh, The Architect and Engineer of California, September, 1911, Vol. XXVI, No. 2, pp. 51-52.
The bibliography has been provided courtesy of Michael Several, Los Angeles, June 1998.
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