In front of the Hanna Theater, Milton Krantz, "Mr. First-Nighter," releases a homing pigeon on 6 May 1976
Cleveland Memory
Built in 1921, the Hanna Theater was a cornerstone of the Cleveland theater scene. In this photograph, general manager Milton Krantz, releases a homing pigeon in front of the theater on May 6, 1976. The pigeon took thirty minutes to reach its roost in North Olmsted. Krantz was know as "Mr. First Nighter."