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1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 169 (157)

1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition
1947-48 Theatre Catalog
1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 169
Page 169

1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 169


THE PHILADELPHIA EXCHANGE had W. H. Lee as the architect. The speciiications called for the building to be efficient and. economical to operate and maintain, have the lowest applicable insurance rate, and still be a credit to the company and an advertisement for Warner Brothers Pictures.


THE VAULTS have adequate trucking space (above). The walls of the room are laced with brick with the corners protected with angle guards. Inside the Philadelphia vaults (right) are the tilrn racks with dividing partitions. The sprinkler system installed utilizes battled sprinkler heads.

THE INSPECTION BOOM shows the proper spacing of tables, general lighting, lace-brick walls, and the large center space tor efticient trucking of film to and from the inspectresses. The Philadelphia design is to make a pleasant working space. not a forbidding barn-like room frequently seen.

THE GENERAL OFFICE SPACE of the Philadelphia exchange shows the typical interior, indicating the extensive use of glazed structural style. asphalt-tile tlooring, and flush, continuous trotter lighting. The pneumatic tubes connect with the shipping room at the rear of the first floor.

THE CLUB ROOM, in the basement of the Philadelphia exchange. has'a lully equipped "kitchen in a cabinet," with hot and cold water, electric stovel sink connections, and retriqeration. Similar facilities are included in all the newer exchanges for the convenience at the employes.

1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 169