San Antonio’s city limits are set as one square league with the dome of San Fernando Cathedral as center, divided into four wards.
Official census figures for July 1 showed San Antonio still the leading city in Texas with a population of 191,398. Dallas ranked a close second with 187,826.
San Antonio became the second Hollywood of the United States when announcement was made by the famous Player-Lansky Corp. that “Wings,” one of the most spectacular pictures of the year, would be shot in San Antonio.
[“Wings” was the first movie to win the Academy Award for Best Picture.]