Horseshoe Casino, 777 Casino Center Drive, Hammond, will be celebrating the anniversary of the first movie theater at 7 p.m. today in The Venue.
The film "The Hangover" will be shown on a 60-foot HD screen. Admission is free and guests will also receive free soda and popcorn. Tickets will be available at 5 p.m. at The Venue's box office.
It was in June 1894 in Richmond, Ind., when Charles Frances Jenkins exhibited the first filmed projection of a motion picture to family, friends and reporters. He used a Phantoscope to show a film of a vaudeville performer doing a Butterfly Dance. - Eloise Marie Valadez