The Stuart Theater (140 N. 13th Street) hosted the world premiere for “Cheers for Miss Bishop” in Lincoln, Nebraska, on January 22, 1941. The movie was based on Nebraska author Bess Streeter Aldrich’s novel, Miss Bishop. Aldrich served as consultant for the movie. NSHS hold her personal copy of the script as part of the Bess Streeter Aldrich Manuscript Collection (RG3263.AM).
"World Premiere, Cheers for Miss Bishop" on marquee of Stuart Theater, 140 North 13th Street. [Macdonald Studio Collection RG2183.PH001941-000122-1]