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1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 106 (94)

1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition
1947-48 Theatre Catalog
1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 106
Page 106

1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 106

BY DAY, the Will Rogers Theatre is no less attractive than it is by night. The marquee is eccentric in shape, occasioned by an ott-the-corner placement of the box office and entrance and the desirable angle of having the marquee announcement board readable trom both streets. It should be


THE WILL ROGERS THEATRE Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

OWNER AND OPERATOR: Griffith Theatres. ARCHITECT: lack Corgan.

DECORATOR: Oakley Murphy.

MURALIST: I. Craig Sheppard.



ACOUSTICAI. MATERIAL: Sabinite, by United States Gypsum Company.

AIR CONDITIONING: KoolerAire (package sys I'HE PLANS tor the Will Rogers Theatre (which are presented from somewhat lees than the final ones) show how the various parts of the theatre fit together. The tint-floor plan (left) shows the lobby, toyer, standee space, auditorium and stage 01 the SBLseat theatre. The second-Roar plan (right)

tem), by United States Air Conditioning Cor poration.

CARPETS: by Alexander Smith and Sons Carpet Company.

CHAIRS: Bodiiorm, by American Seating Com. pany.

CHANGEOVERS: Presto, by Dowser Manufacturinq Company.

COIN CHANGER: by Johnson Fare Box Company.


DISPLAY FRAMES: Sealuxe, by Universal Corporation.

FILM CABINETS: Neutype, by Neumade Products Company.

GENERATORS: Robin-Imperial, 65/130 amperes. by I E. Robin, Inc. y

LIGHTING FIXTURES: through Meletio Electrical Company.

noted how the facade ot the stores and the theatre have been designed to make a unified architectural whole. While a large parking lot has been provided by the theatre, the city's building line also attords consrderable angle parking at the curb in front of the theatre for additional convenience.

PROJECTION LAMPS: Enarc, by Brenkert Light Projection Company,

PROJECTION MACHINES: Century, by Century Projector Corporation.

REWINDERS: Neumade, by Neumade Products Company.

SCREEN: Walker PM, by Walker American Corporation.

SIGN AND MARQUEE: Claude Neon Company. SIGN LETTERS: by Wagner Sign Service, Inc.

SOUND: Simplex Four Star, A-30, by International Projector Corporation.

SUPPLY DEALERS: Oklahoma Theatre Supply Company and National Theatre Supply Division of Nationa1-Simplex-Bludworth, Inc.

TICKET REGISTERS: Automaticket, by General Register Corporation.

VENDING EQUIPMENT: Popcorn machine, by Manley, Inc.

shows, in the auditorium area, the reflected ceiling plan and the curved indirect lighting troughs. unlabeled space between the equipment and proiection rooms, has been changed to provide tor the facilities, a cryroom and Imokers' room.

Part ot the space indicated as oHices and that
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