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1950-51 Theatre Catalog, 9th Edition, Page 4 (iv)

1950-51 Theatre Catalog, 9th Edition
1950-51 Theatre Catalog
1950-51 Theatre Catalog, 9th Edition, Page 4
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1950-51 Theatre Catalog, 9th Edition, Page 4

TABLE 0 CONTENTS

Editorial Surveys FRONTISPIECE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I

EDITORIAL FOREWORD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . III

TABLE OF CONTENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. IV

AUTHORS AND CONTRIBUTORS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. VI

ADVERTISERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. VII EDITORIAL FEATURE: WHATTS WRONG WITH OUR THEATRES? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Fred C. Matthews XI

BOOK ONE: DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION

Design

SOME TECHNIQUES FOR THEATRE LIGHTING Robert T. Dorsey 2

A Few Treatments for Line and Form Are Presented To Indicate the Versatility of Lighting in Design

INTERIOR DESIGN AND COLOR COORDINATION . . . . . . .. 5

Case Examples Are Used To Show How A Decorative Scheme May Combine the Functional and Esthetic

BEHAVIOR OF ACOUSTIC MATERIALS. . . .Richurd K. Cook 12

A Review of Popular Sound-Absorbent Substances And Factors To Be Considered In Their Selection

1950-51 REVIEW OF NEW THEATRE CONSTRUCTION . . .. 16

A Pictorial Coverage of the Design and Structural Trends in Recently Opened. Award-Winning Theatres





CARIB. Miami Beach. Fla. . . . t . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 17

NORTHW'OOI). Baltimore. Md. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 2]

CAPITAN. Pasadena, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 24

WATTS. Osage, Iowa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 26

WESTOVER. Richmond. Va. . . . . - . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 28

STATE. Cuyahoga Falls. Ohio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 30

TEXAS. Kingsville. Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3'2

MERBEN. Philadelphia. Pa. . . . . . . . . . . . .. 34 GUYAN. Logan. W. Va. I7

HAVEN, Brookhaven, Mis El. IlANCHO. Victorville. . GAIIMAH. Montebello. Calif.







TUSCUMBIAN. Tuscunlbiu. Ala. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 40 SHORE. Ilunlington. L. I.. N. Y. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , .. 48 BEACH. Cape May. N. J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 51 HOLIDAY. Park Forest. III. . 5-1 PLAZA. Washington. I). C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. So

PARAMOUNT. Lethbridge. Alberta, Canada . . . . . . . . . . .. 58

BROOK. Brooklyn. N. Y. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 60

FISKIC. Oak Grove. Lu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. (i2

FOX. Missolllu, Montana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. (ill

CREST. Great Bend. Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 00

PARADISE. Loe Angelos. Calif. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. ()0

PARK. Park Falls. Wis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. '12

RAPIDS, Eaton Rapids. Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 74

HILAND. Albuquerque. N. M. . . . . . . .. Th NEW MATT-IAIN. Philadelphia. I'll. '78 ALEX. Alexandria. Ind. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 79

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MARS. Mars. Pa. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 30 REULE. Medina. N. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ., 81 SPARTA. Sparta. .l. . . . . . . . . . .. 82 ZOE. Pittsfield. Ill. 33 REGENT. Algiers, Algeria . . . . . . .. . 31

CAPITOLE. Beyrouth. Lebanon . . . . . . . . . .. . 85

CHAPULTEPEC. Mexico, D. F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 86

NACIONALE. Mexico. I). F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 87

STAR. Cebu. Philippine Islands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 88

THE LAMELLA TIMBER ROOF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89

The Natural Merits of Wood are Complemented by Safety and Eye-Appeal Thru Interlaced Timbers

OVERHEAD STAGE STRUCTURE REQUIREMENTS C. E. Tompkins 94

An Expert Analysis of Correct Gridiron Design From the Operational and Serviceability Angles .

HOSPITAL THEATRE CATERS TO COMFORT . . . . . . . . . . .. 99

Unique Seating Plan and Graduated Floor Provide Ample Leg Room and Clear View for Disabled Cases

A MODERN ALL-NEGRO THEATRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 102

Facilities of Highest Order Are Provided in Newly Opened New Orleans House for Colored Patrons Only

Construction and Materials A DETAILED STUDY OF CONCRETE FLOORS . . . . . . . . . . . . 106

The Basic Ideal Type of Surface for Theatres and Its Kin. Such as Terrazzo, Are Treated at Length

HOW TO KEEP WALLS AND FLOORS DRY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117

Special Waterproofing Compounds for Masonry and Cement Prevent Entry of Moisture

FIRE-SAFE FIBERGLAS BOARD AND TILE Willis M. Rees 120

New lnroinhustible Material Answors the Need for Deudening Sound in All Parts of Theatre

THE POTENTIAL USES OF MONASTRAL PICMENTS . 124

The Fastnesg and Durability of the Colors of Valuo in Construction and Maintenance

Drive-In Theatres

SECOND ANNUAL DRIVE-IN AUDIENCE SURVEY Dr. Rodney F. Luther I28

Detailed Poll of Typical Metropolitan Area Group Reveals Basie Traits of All Outdoor Thoatre-gners

MORE ABOUT DRIVE-IN DEPRECIATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 135

Government Takes First Step in Drawing, Up of Fair Schedules Anxioust Awaited by Drive-In Operators

DRIVE-IN THEATRES OF THE 1951 SEASON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137

A Breakdown by Territories and States of Their Locations. Capacities. ()wnerships. and Policies

SEPTIC TANK SYSTEMS FOR DRIVE-INS George M. Petersen 169

The Functional Requirements for an Ideal Type of Sewage Disposal Ara Studied With Hecounuendationu

THE MARTIN PREFAB DRIVE-IN PLAN . . . . . . .C. L. Patrick 174

How a Southern Cirruit Produced and Constructed an Amazing Total of 20 Complete Units in a Few Month

THEATRE CATALOG 1950-51
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