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1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 91 (79)

1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition
1947-48 Theatre Catalog
1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 91
Page 91


1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 91

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LOOKING TOWARD THE SCREEN item the rear light green. The proscenium has disappeared. architect, the late Jay 1. English, M.R.A.l.C.. had of the auditorium. The entire floor has been The combined color and line, with running lights been experimenting for some years on removing carpeted. The color scheme, partially achieved on, is to focus the patron's eyes. naturally, on the psychological barrier of testing that one is by lighting. is virtually a monotone, done in the screen itself without side distractions. The in one room and the entertainment in another.

LOOKING TOWARD THE REAR ot the auditorium. Particularly at the rear and above, the way in which inclined surtaces have been introduced as a part at the basic wall design, in order to prevent sound distortion, is Clearly visible. Acoustic tile on the rear balcony wall prevents slap-back.

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THE BALCONY, like the main tloor. is carpeted. Here the back-to-back distance between seats is 36 inches, while downstairs it is 34 inches. As the curtains are drawn, they appear to move out across the auditorium proper, eliminating the line of demarcation between audience and screen.
1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 91