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1945 Theatre Catalog, 4th Edition, Page 192 (170)

1945 Theatre Catalog, 4th Edition
1945 Theatre Catalog
1945 Theatre Catalog, 4th Edition, Page 192
Page 192

1945 Theatre Catalog, 4th Edition, Page 192

THE PROJECTION ROOM OF THE ClNE TERESA is set into the fore part of the balcony, thus providing a light-throw from the Peerless Magnarcs perpendicular to the screen, which is itself at right angle to the stage. It will be noted that, with the booth in this position, the viewing angle at any place in the balcony

terial, one per cent of the original sound force was left after two contacts. Naturally the echo was imperceptible.


Many other details, characteristic of Mexico, such as the interlocking of sheets

THE TROCADERO THEATRE, in Montevideo, Uruguay, is said to be one of the finest theatres in the whole Western Hemisphere. From the striking front, (right) essentially marqueeless, through the spacious lobby (left), finished in highly polished marble, to the auditorium of stark simplicity, Architect Rafael Ruano

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is virtually equal to a

of rooting, the use of indirect lighting on the steps, etc., might be mentioned, but it would be an abuse of the attention of the reader. SuHice for the moment what has here been said to demonstrate the interest shown in Mexico in the construction of modern and attractive theatres built, as one might say, on the

comparable position on the auditorium floor, At the right

is seen one of the rear auditorium saliclas (exits), flanked by back-lighted glass blocks. The linear lighting scheme under the balcony clearly lights the aisles without interfering with the enioyment by the patron of the screen programl

crust of an ancient lake with the nearest rock strata 600 feet below the city and the intervening layers containing as much'as 80 per cent of water. But it will be better to make the narration of these details wait on the completion of the new theatres now under construction.

has created for Jose Brunet a theatre which should prove not only a mecca for Montevideans but a source of inspiration to theatre designers of the United States and other countries. Without detracting from the effectiveness of the theatre, everything about it accentuates the purpose of the structure-entertainment,





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1945 Theatre Catalog, 4th Edition, Page 192