Samuel Lionel “Roxy” Rothafel

Source: Walks of New York via pinterest.ca profile. Samuel Lionel “Roxy” Rothafel brought the Rockettes to Radio City Music Hall.

Samuel Lionel “Roxy” Rothafel (1882–1936)

Better known simply as “Roxy,” Mr.Rothafel was the fanciful mind behind the movie palace concept. He bolstered theater shows, such as those at the R.K.O. and Radio City Music Hall, with the addition of live music…