In 1926 Nathan and Elias Nahmia from
Drama, write a letter to their uncle in New
York: "Dear uncle, the new entertainment
has reached our city: the movie theater. We
heard that in the United States exist more
than 10,000 movie theaters! Is that really
true? Last year we launched the Grand: the
first movie theater in Drama*. We are
projecting silent movies which last about
15 minutes. We support the projections
with live music. We
have plenty of good
musicians in Drama.
Foreigners compare
us to Milan for our
music performances.
They call us the Free
Dancing State for the
many balls taking
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*In 1940 the theater is renamed to "Olympia".