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

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

CONSTRUCTION O F M O T I O N PICTURE EXCHANGES J. E. Schwarz

Notes on the Design and Space Requirements as Put in Practice in New Warner Buildings

PLASTICS AND THE MODERN

THEATRE INTERIOR Morris Sanders

Long-Range Economy and Sympathetic Beauty Achieved through Proper Plastics Materials

USE OF FIBERGLAS MATERIALS IN THE THEATRE. .Tyler S. Rogers

Many Forms of the Fire-Proof Class

Product Employed for Decoration as Well as Utility

ALUMINUM, TOP MATERIAL FOR THEATRE USES. . .J. T. Underwood

New Products and Pre-Fabricated Buildings Bring Important Features for the

Industry THERMAL INSULATION WITH

MINERAL WOOL. .Henry J. Wingate

Operational Efliciency and Patron Comfort Increased through Fire-Proof Insulations

CONSTRUCTION USES FOR VERMICULITE PRODUCTS . . . . . . . . ..

Fire Protection Highlights the Advantages OI a Widely Accepted. Versatile Material

Drive-In Theatres

LAYOUT AND CONSTRUCTION OF

AUTO THEATRES

George M. Petersen Some Salient Details of Drive-In Theatres To Be Appreciated by Prospective Operators

SUGGESTED PLANS FOR AN OUTDOOR AUTO THEATRE . . . .facing

THE DIXIE GARDENS . . . . . . . . . .. A Drive-In in the Colonial Motif Designed for Year-'Round Operation

THE LINCOLN DRIVE-IN

THEATRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Near Philadelphia. Advantage Is Taken of the Contour and Location

SIDNEY LUST,S DRIVEJN THEATRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..

Washington Operator Builds a 1.000nCar Theatre in Beltsville. Md.

THE ODOM DRIVE-IN THEATRE.

Fifteen Acres Used for an Outdoor Auto Theatre in Oklahoma City

THE FLORENCE DRIVE-IN THEATRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..

Kentucky Town Gets a More Permanent Type of Outdoor Theatre

BOOK TWO: EOUIPMENT

Front and Lobby

REMODELING THE HILLSTREET FRONT AND LOBBY ........... ..

Picture Presentation of the Modernization Of an Old. Architecturally Dated Theatre

ASPHALT TILE FOR THEATRE FLOOR COVERINGS . . . . . . . . . . . . ..

The Modernization Programs Should Include Laying Lobby. Mezzanine. RestRoom Floors

REVIEW OF THE USE OF SIGNS AND LETTERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..

Pictorial Presentations of Installations Showing the Trend in Modern Front Design

BRIEF PICTORIAL REVIEW OF FOREIGN THEATRES . . . . . . . . . . . ..

Auditorium and Stage

ACOUSTICS AND THE AUDIBILITY OF THE SHOW Harold Burris-Meyer and Edward C. Cole

Assuraan of Perfect Hearing Also Includes The Elimination of all Distructinp Noises

HINTS 0N ACHIEVING GOOD ACOUSTIC RESULTS/411011 Wilson

A Review of Sound and Acoustic Principles: Properties. Uses. Maintenance of

Mutt-rials PIPING LIGHT WITH THE ACRYLIC PLASTICS. . . .Honry Pearson

uPainting with Light" and uRadiant Walls" Art1 lilToctiw- Ideas for Novel Decoration

REVIEW OF DEVELOPMENTS IN THEATRE SEATING . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Mamil'artun-rs' Words and Pictures Dt-srrihe The Advances in Chair Comfort for Patrons

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A BUSINESS REPORT ON THE CARPET INDUSTRY Dr. Merrill A. Watson

Manufacturers. Back to Products for Peace. Plan More Ell'ective Use of Floor Coverings

QUALITY IN CARPETING AND ITS MAINTENANCE Howard P. Hildreth

A Proper Balance of All Physical Factors and the Correct Care Make Good Rugs Good .

ELECTRONIC CONTROL FOR STAGE LIGHTING

George C. Izenour High-Current. Gas-Filled Thyratron Tubes Used as Contactors and Dimmers in System

Lounges and Public Rooms

THE NEW CIRCLARC LAMP FOR LOUNGE LIGHTING

Eugene W. 89335 Decorative Illumination for Public Areas Made Possible by the Half-Circle Design

PUBLIC TELEPHONE FACILITIES FOR THEATRES W. Meehan

The Factors of Site, Design. and Equipmeut For Pay Stations and Directory Facilities

PLUMBING FIXTURES FOR THE

MODERN THEATRE W. Richard Barnhart

Rely on a Master Plumber for Installation Of Fine Fixtures for Long-Lasting Service

Proiection and Sound

DEVRYS 12000 SERIES PROJECTION EQUIPMENT. . . .E. W. DiArcy

Projector Mechanisms. Bases. and Changeovers Redesigned for Large and Drive-In

Theatres BLUE SEALIS SUPERIOR MODEL A PROJECTOR....J. Burgi Contner

New Equipment Said to Embody Developments For Scientific Motion-Picture Projection

THE GAUMONT-KALEE 21 PRO JECTION AND SOUND . . . . . . . . . .. Whole New Line of British Booth Equip ment Is OEered for American Theatres. Studios

THE NEW ASHCRAFT 070 PROJECTION ARC LAMP . . . . . . . . . . ..

New Major Features Are Said to Constitute New Advance in Design of Carbon Arc Lamps

TUBE-TYPE RE CTIFIERS FOR PROJECTION ARCS. .R. H. Heacock

Line of Models of Two. Four. or Six Tubes Satisfy D. C. Requirement up to 80 Ampercs

NOTES ON THE NEW MODELS IN-CAR SPEAKERS . . . . . . . . . . ..

Manufacturers Describe Some of Their Items To Deliver Better Quality Sound to Patrons

HEARING AIDS BRING IMPORTANT NEW REVENUE

Grace E. Bloomer Correct Installation. Accepted Management Will Attract 20.000.000 Extra Admissions

WIRELESS SYSTEM FOR THEATRE HEARING AIDS . . . . . . . . . ..

A Portable Instrument Receives ItBroads cast" from Audio-Frequency Induction Transmitter

GASES PRODUCED IN PROJECTION ROOM FIRES.LiIIian Gordon

Carbon Monoxide. Cyanide. "Nitrous Fumes" the Real Danger in Film Fire, Not Phosgcne

Heating. Ventilating. and Air Conditioning

THE PACKAGED AIR CONDITIONER FOR THEATRES Caries S. Cow

Units Engineered for Unattended Opernv tion Adapted to Utilization in Smaller Cinemas

NOTES ON THE USE OF UNIT AIR CONDITIONERS...J. E. Bailey

Fclxible in Application. Easy to Install Multiple uPackages" Can EIcht Econonlit's

FREONHA MODERN CHEMICAL ACHIEVEMENT . . . .R. J. Thompson

Use of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mode General by Hulogrnnted Hydrocarbons

THE CONTROL OF HUMIDITY IN COMFORT COOLING.F. M. Johnson

Adjustment of Amount of Water in the Air Essential to Make Comfortable Condilions

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AIR CLEANING BY HIGH-VOLTAGE ELECTRICITY . . . . . . . . . . . . ..'.

Dirt. Dust. and Smoke Removed from Air In Ventilating. Air-Conditioning Systems

SOLAR ENERGY UTILIZATION FOR HOUSE HEATING

George 0. G. L3], R. W. Howley,

and E. R. Irish

Sun's Radiation Can Be Captured for USes In Heating and Possibly Air Conditioning

SIDEWALK HEATING PREVENTS

ICE FORMATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Patron Safety and Good Will Are Pro moted through a Low-Temperature Heating System

POWDER-FINE COAL FOR HEATING AND POWER Howard J. Carswell

Small-Scale Heating Applications May Come from Research on Gas Turbine Locomotives

THE HEAT PUMP FOR HEATING-AND COOLING! Charles Tatham, Jr.

Development of Reverse Cycle Equipments Results in Year-'Round Air Conditioning

Miscellaneous Supplies and Equipment

CLEANER THEATRES BUILD BIG-a GER BOX-OFFICE. . . .C. S. Jennings

The Stationary and Portable Vacuum Systems Contribute to Dividend-Paying Cleanliness

SPRINKLERS FOR THAT EXTRA FIRE PROTECTION...A. D.' Bosch

"Automatic Firemen" Continuously on Guard for Instant Action Whenever a Fire Starts

THE TUBE TRANSPORTATION OF THEATRE CASH . . . . . . ..P. P. Suiter

Installed between Cashier and Treasurer System Transmits Money in a Few Seconds

Supply Dealers

MANUFA CTURERS, A N D T H E

EQUIPMENT DEALERS

Roy Boomer Progress of the Theatre Industry Is Traced

To Harmony between the Makers and Sellers

EQUIPMENT DEALERIS ROLE IN SHOW BUSINESS....Ray G. Calvin

Well Stocked Supplies and Service KnowHow Make Dealers Indispensible to the Industry

THEATRE SUPPLY DEALERS OF

THE UNITED STATES . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Comprehensive Listing of Names. Addresses. Personnel. Products. and the Areas Served

SUPPLY DEALERS OF THE CANA DIAN PROVINCES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Comprehensive Listing of Names. Addresses. Personnel. Products. and the Areas Served

SUPPLY DEALERS OF THE REST

OF THE WORLD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..

Comprehensive Listing of Names. Addresses, Personnel. Products. and the Areas Served

BOOK THREE: MANGEMENT Services

GOOD THEATRE SOUND SERVICE IS NOT A LUXURY. .Edward Stanko

Servicer-Projectionist Is the Combination Hard to Rent in Maintaining Sound Systmus

NEW INSTRUMENTS TO HELP

THEATRE SERVICERS . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Special Tools Aid Checks on Sound Systems And Tcst Reels Make for Better Projection

Advertising

THE EXPLOITATION OF THEATRE CONSTRUCTION . . . . . . . . . . ..

Ilullyhoo of Building Activities Can Bcget Considerable Public Interest and Good Will

JUNKETS RETURN AS AN EXPLOITATION MEDIUM 0. F. Nonamaker

The Producers Rcsume Sponsorship of Trips to Ballyhoo Towns. Theatres, and Premiers-s

PICTURES AND BALLY. THE WORLD-WIDE COMBO! . . . . . . . ..

American Ideas in Exploitation of Pictures Set a Pullcrn Despite Country and Language

HINTS ON PREPARING EFFECTIVE ADVERTISING . . . . . . . . . . . ..

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