Patrons swarm to theater’s big sale

A variety of items, including seats and opera glasses, were sold
Monday, August 6, 2007 | 12:02 a.m. CDT; updated 1:14 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 14, 2008

COLUMBIA-About 15 people were already waiting outside the Missouri Theatre half an hour before the doors opened for its “The-Kind-of-Stuff-You-Find-in-a-Historic-Theatre” sale Sunday morning. By the time the sale started at 10 a.m., at least 100 people were swarming the building.