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1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 33 (21)

1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition
1947-48 Theatre Catalog
1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 33
Page 33

1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 33

THE DRAIN THEATRE. Drain, Oregon, was designed by Ted Francis for Golda Woolman. The SSS-seat theatre was completed, even to the installation of a sweet shop with soda lountain, for

ccntly, however, the trend is to take advantage of the curved shape as an unusual and pleasing front that attracts attention and business, and further provides construction economies. This is achieved by placing the box omce, foyer and associated rooms within the Quonset, thus minimizing the additional materials required.

Interest by theatrical architects in Quonsets is welcomed by the manufacturer. In fact, the n'ianul'acturer recom l947-48 THEATRE CATALOG

approximately $38,000. The Quonset 40 section is 80 feet deep. The exterior is linished in white stucco and has an overhanging marquee edged by colored neon in the soHit. The auditorium

mends that a qualified architect or engineereor both-be retained for design of the adaptation most suited to the location and business problems involved with each installation. The services of such experts, it is pointed out, enable the building owner to make use of all economic advantages of the basic building, give its interior and exterior the proper architectural treatment which will attract patrons and win community pride in the structure, and last but not

(below) has a sloping lloor with the seats laid out with a large central section and two smaller side sections. The candy counter (below) is centered between the doors to the auditorium.

least insure against improper erection and misuse of the buildings component parts in applying finishing materials and installing equipment.

Such architectural services already are available at minimum cost from at least two sources. E. C. A, Bullock, New York theatrical architect, has prepared plans for several sizes of theatres which are discussed in detail elsewhere in THEATRE CATALOG.

Similar plans have been prepared by
1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 33