Reading Goes Hollywood in 1935 Style!

Local History and Genealogy

Reading Goes Hollywood in 1935 Style!

Did you know in 1935 the town of Reading, Massachusetts went “Hollywood”? As part of a philanthropic fundraiser, the Rotary Club of Reading produced a movie called “The Movie Queen.” Get a glimpse of old Reading–from its businesses, factories and churches, to its people!

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