Bear with me through the intro, the Photoplayer is the real attractio, boy do I wish I could get my paws on one of those!!!
These were used throughout the US to accompany silent movies in medium sized movie houses. The arcade in Lake Charles only had a Seeburg nickelodeon, a small and inexpensive machine, but I'm sure there was probably a few in New Orleans and slightly larger cities. They are as rare today as hen's teeth.