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Dagsboro Theater Raising Money for Switch to Digital

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DAGSBORO, Del. (AP) - The owner of a decades-old movie theater in Delaware says she plans to start screening films in digital format and is in the process of raising $85,000 for the conversion.

Joanne Howe, owner of the Clayton Theatre, says that the theater has raised just shy of $50,000.

The single-screen theater in Dagsboro opened in 1948 and still shows films on original projectors.

Howe is raising money for the digital switch by screening classic movies on Monday nights.

She says she's nostalgic for the old film projectors even though digital format is cheaper and allows for a clearer picture.

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