Theatres and Picture Houses: A Practical Treatise on the Proper Planning and Construction of Such Buildings and Containing Useful Suggestions, Rules and Data for the Benefit of Architects, Prospective Owners, Etc.


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New York: Architects' Supply & Publishing Co., 1916, 1916. First edition, 1/2000 copies. 8vo; 121 pp. plus thirteen pages of advertisements; twenty-six illustrations from photographs and plans. Staining to front cover; else a good copy in original green cloth. Information on all aspects of planning, building and running a movie theatre (except, of course, what to show in it). Eight theatres are pictured in photographs, including Eltinge's Theatre and the Regent Theatre by Thomas Lamb. Interesting section of ads for theatrical supplies, etc. at rear. (Karpel/Wood B165) (Item ID: 001432)

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