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1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 185 (173)

1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition
1947-48 Theatre Catalog
1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 185
Page 185


1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 185

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Theatre owners throughout the country are eagerly turning to the Quonset 40 for adaptations to movie houses that are completely different from anything seen before.

An important motive actuating this trend-besides the incentive of lower cost*is the adaptability of the Quonset 40. It represents a new standard of entertainment luxury that box oHice receipts indicate is appreciated by the public. Customers are held by the Quonset theatre's optimum acoustics, attractive appearance inside and out, as well as comfortable air conditions the year-round.

The Quonset 40-which is 40 feet wide in any length desired-offers theatre architects unlimited possibilities in design. Exterior facades can be as

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modern as tomorrow, tint riors as artistic as the imagination of the ariihi get can create and the owner can aHord.

A basic building-framed with steel and sheathed with steel-the Quonset 40 offers inherent advantages of fire resistance, long life and inexpensive maintenance. It is engineered to be permanently safe. Fast erection is assured because of the allsteel Stran-Steel frame-whose arch-rib members have the patented nailing groove which permits other building materials to be nailed directly to the frame.

Investigate the Quonset 40 for any theatre you plan to build. Your investment will be better protected

and you will have use of your building earlier. *um. u. s. PAT. OFF.

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