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1945 Theatre Catalog, 4th Edition, Page 70 (48)

1945 Theatre Catalog, 4th Edition
1945 Theatre Catalog
1945 Theatre Catalog, 4th Edition, Page 70
Page 70


1945 Theatre Catalog, 4th Edition, Page 70

VINCENT G. RANEY

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The El Rey Theatre

Wiasco, California





For a rural community of 4,000 population, this 400-seat theatre will be set back from the street and

located in a residential neighborhood on a lot that is 40 feet by 150 feet.

modern comfort, is the keynote and construction

Economy, consistent with

will be of wood frame and stucco. To save the cubical contents of a high ceiling, the projection room is situated on the first floor between the aisle heads in much the usual manner of a studio or exchange screening room, with entrance doors OK the foyer,

The depth of lot permits a small stage platform which might be well used for home-talent performance or local events; and the placement of heating and air-conditioning equipment in the area back of the stage, easily accessible for service and fuel. from the rear street. No actual building area is wasted, as can be noted from the position of the small ladies9 and menis rooms, and the manageris office. The marquee canopy is hung from the structure and supported by two pipe supports at the outer edge without giving other than a modern impression.
1945 Theatre Catalog, 4th Edition, Page 70