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1950-51 Theatre Catalog, 9th Edition, Page 236 (216)

1950-51 Theatre Catalog, 9th Edition
1950-51 Theatre Catalog
1950-51 Theatre Catalog, 9th Edition, Page 236
Page 236

1950-51 Theatre Catalog, 9th Edition, Page 236

DISTINCTLY VISIBLE FROM THE AIR is the low-slung concession-projection buildin with a 20' snack but open In the screen. Entrance to the resl rooms is through doors in Hue rear 0! I a while :Iruciun.


Opened May 13, 1950, the Hillcrest is located on Route 78 a short distance out of town. Five changes a week are shown to a drawing area population of 50,000, mainly factory workers and farmers.

Entering cars approach a majestic screen tower 54' high with the name of the theatre and attraction board beneath brilliantly lighted in neon.

After stopping at a small frame boxoche, patrons then proceed past the white fence surrounding the site into the 506 car parking field.

The concession-projection building is conveniently located in the ramp area and contains rest rooms in the rear.

REFERENCE DATA OWNER & OPERATOR: A. F. Stockberger & E. N. Tuckey.

ARCHITECT: Clifford Cardot. CAR CAPACITY: 506.

COST OF EQUIPMENT: Approx. $56,000.

SIZE OF LOT: 15 acres.

Generators: Hertner Electric Co. Lenses: Kollmorgen Optical Corp. F 1.9. Projection Lamps: J. E. McAuley Mfg. Co. Peerless Magnarc.

Projection Machines: International Projector Corp. Simplex X-L.

Rewinders: GoldE Mfg. Go.

Sign, Letters: Theatre Specialties, Inc. 10" Blue Bevelite.

Sound: International Projector Corp. Simplex.

Supply Dealer: National Theatre Supply.

Ticket Issuing Machine: General Register Corp.


1950-51 Theatre Catalog, 9th Edition, Page 236