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‘Glory’ opens at Kentucky Theatre, 1956

Posted on July 19, 2016 | in Uncategorized | by
Three of the stars of the movie "Glory", John Lupton, left, Margaret O'Brien and Byron Palmer were shown at the world premiere at the Kentucky Theatre on Wednesday January 11, 1956. The movie told the story of a young woman who raised a filly named Glory to become a Kentucky Derby champion. The movie was filmed in part at  Keeneland, Calumet Farm and Churchill Downs in Louisville. The Kentucky Theatre is currently in the news because of a renewed effort to renovate the theatre's original organ. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

Three of the stars of the movie “Glory,” John Lupton, left, Margaret O’Brien and Byron Palmer, were shown at the world premiere at the Kentucky Theatre on Jan. 11, 1956. The movie told the story of a young woman who raised a filly named Glory to become a Kentucky Derby champion. The movie was filmed in part at Keeneland, Calumet Farm and Churchill Downs in Louisville. The Kentucky Theatre is currently in the news because of a renewed effort to renovate the theatre’s original organ. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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