Presenting a fine vintage

May 30, 2008 | 12:00 a.m. CDT
The Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts reopened its doors earlier this month, but its festivities continued Thursday with a showing of the 1928 Buster Keaton film, "Steamboat Bill, Jr.," the first film ever shown at the theater. The event also honored Charlie Digges, who attended the film's first Columbia screening 80 years ago, and Simon Wanyonyi, 9, who won an essay contest on the arts.
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