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1948-49 Theatre Catalog, 7th Edition, Page 136 (125)

1948-49 Theatre Catalog, 7th Edition
1948-49 Theatre Catalog
1948-49 Theatre Catalog, 7th Edition, Page 136
Page 136


1948-49 Theatre Catalog, 7th Edition, Page 136

REFERENCE DATA

OWNER: Corp.

OPERATOR: Fabian Theatres. ARCHITECT: Michael J. De Angelis. CAR CAPACITY: 1,020.

COST OF THEATRE: approx. $200,000.

COST OF EQUIPMENT: approx. $45,000.

SIZE OF LOT: 23 acres.

IN-CAR SPEAKERS: by RCA. LENSES: Snaplite, by Kollmorgen Optical Corp.

PROJECTION LAMPS: Brenkert. PROJECTION MACHINES: Brenkert.

SIGN & MARQUEE: by White Way Neon Service, Inc.

SOUND: by RCA.

SUPPLY DEALER: Capitol Motion Picture Supply Co., & Elmer H. Brient & Sons, Inc.

TICKET ISSUING MACHINE: by General Register Corp.

Petersburg Pike Drive-In





Adjacent to U. S. Route No. 1, and only four miles from the city-limits of Richmond, this 1015-car drive-in is laid out on a gentle slope that facilitates the task of grading and drainage.

The method of segregating audiences, that is accepted in this area, can be noted at the upper right corner; and requires dual facilities of boxofiice, confectionery stand and toilets.

The screen tower backs the road and

1948-49 THEATRE CATALOG























The Bellwood Drive-In

Richmond, Virginia

therebj provides excellent areas for night and nrme lighting with neon and fioods. A managerls office in the screen tower

is in close proximity to the two boxofiice: islands which serve the four lanes necessary to such a large car capacity.





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1948-49 Theatre Catalog, 7th Edition, Page 136