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1950-51 Theatre Catalog, 9th Edition, Page 461 (437)

1950-51 Theatre Catalog, 9th Edition
1950-51 Theatre Catalog
1950-51 Theatre Catalog, 9th Edition, Page 461
Page 461


1950-51 Theatre Catalog, 9th Edition, Page 461

theatre operator should also take up with ,his local Brunswick representative.

Table Ill-Analysis of Income and Expense for a Typical 24-Lone

cmmd'" cos" Establishment with 10 Billiard Tables and Cocktail Lounge

As far as construction costs are con

cerned, this is' likewise an individual summary

matter which the prospective proprietor Profit must work out with the sales agent. For Before Federal example, Brunswmk has .many tyPeS Of Gross Income Total Expenses Income Taxes standard or de luxe covering masking or .

sans masking units, ball returns with Bowling . . . . . . . . . . . . . $133,350.00 $ 93,456.20 $39,883.80 or without newel posts, plain or semi- Billiards . . . . . . . . . . . .. 21,000.00 12,231.20 8,768.80 automatlc Pmsettersi etc- Agamr . If a Miscellaneous . . . . . . . . 119,910.00 92,355.20 27,554.80 theatre operator wants any sort of infor mation regarding bowling alley installa- Total % $274 260 00 $198,052.60 $76 207.40

tions, it is best' to call in a representative and discuss the entire situation; there is no obligation whatsoever for his service.



Breakdown of income







Overhead Costs BOWLING ' League Sous-on The overhead COStS 0f Operatlng bOVVI' League Play 30 lilies per day x. 24 lanes x 5 days X 37) ing alleys is largely dependent upon weeks =126,000 lines (a, 35c . . . . . . . . . . . . .. $44,100.00 , - - - Open Play 20 lines per day x 24 lanes x 5 days x 35 .Vl. ages, advertlsnlg' taxesl. Insuran?e, Weekdays weeks : 84,000 lines (1 35c . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 29,400.00 utilities iates, etc., prevailing in a partic- Open Play 50 lines per day x 24 laws x 2 dayg x 35 ular area. For exam le wa es for in Weekends Weekends : 34,000 lines ((1, 35C . . . . . . . . . . .. 29,400.00 p 7 pg 1) boys (the greatest overhead in a bowling 5mm, Sam" alley 9.5tab115hment) are affpendgnt m Open Play 25 lines per day x 24 lanes x 7 days X 15 every instance upon conditions in the weeks=63.000 lines (91: 35c . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 22,050.00 areaewhether or not it has a union, etc. 00"" It Should be pointed out that overhead Shoe Rentals 231,002) llllleS of 00639310 pllziy. average 3 {files per 0w era77, ow ei's. enta s on HSIS usually decreases proportionately as the of 50%i38,500 @ 15c . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 5,775.00 ' i ' Ball, Bag and Sales at gross average of $30 per day for 350 number 0f. lanes Increasis' All a bOWImg Shoe Sales daysi$10,500viprofit 25% . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . .. 2,625.00 alley requ1res, whether it has 2 lanes or 22, is one or perhaps two managers, so Tom] Bowling lawn", a $133,350.00 generally the only increase in overhead BILLIARDS as far as personnel are concerned is in 10t 1tables (rid (Wang) six-leis income of $6 per 21000 00 - l e 61' l I ' i . . . . . . i . . . . . . . . . . . . , regard to the larger number of pin boys p y a y g needed. The increased dollar volume, Tm] Billiard mom a 21,000.00 however, compensates for this additional MISCELLANEOUS expense. Food and Beverage 7.5% of combined bowling and billiard income 115,760.00 Candy, Cigarettes TYPICAL INSTALLATIONS and Soft Drinks $15 per day for 350 days (a: 15% profit . . . . .. 790.00 Check R00 42,000 1. b l H ' 3* k 80" h -kIn order to convey to the reader a '"5 ing (.5006.if???if]..3..l?i.?...ffff3. 3,360.00 better understanding of the various fac- Toml Miscellaneous -) 119,910.00



Breakdown of Expenses





Bowling Billiards Misc. Total Rent (a) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. $14,400.00 5 1,200.00 $ 8,400.00 $ 24,000.00 Pin Boys, Salaries (@) 10c per line 35,700.00 a e 35,700.00 Managerls Salary ($10,000 per year) 6,000.00 - 4,000.00 10,000 Asst. Managerls Salary (2 @ $3,600 per yr.) 7,200.00 - - 7,200.00 Maintenance Men (2 @ $2,600 per yr.) .. 5,200.00 a - 5,200.00 Billiard Manager ($3,000 per yr.) . . . . . . .. - 3,000.00 e 3,000.00 Billiard Counterman ($2,700 per yr.) . . . . . - 2,700.00 - 2,700.00 Bartenders (3 @ $3,640 per yr.) . . . . . . .. - - 10,920.00 10,920.00 Waitress ($1,300 per yr.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. - -- 1,300.00 1,300.00 Checkgirl ($1,300 per yr.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. - - 1,300.00 1,300.00 Porters (3 @ $2,080 per yr.) . . . . . . . . . . .. 2,080.00 2,080.00 2,080.00 6,240.00 Maintenance, Supplies and Resurfacing .. 6,000.00 500.00 - 6,500.00 Advertising and Promotion . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 1,000.00 300.00 500.00 1,800.00

Social Security @ 4% . . i . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 2,031.20 311.20 595.20 2,937.60

Federal and City License (b) . . . . . . . . . . .. 600.00 250.00 1,000.00 1,850.00

Personal Property Tax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 1,425.00 150.00 300.00 1,875.00

COCKTAIL 'BAR adioininq Narlock Lanes draws Insurance (c) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 2,200.00 240.00 480.00 3,000.00

""9 bulk d "5 13mm"ng "Om among the bowlers' Utilities (Heat, Light, etc.) . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 2,000.00 500.00 500.00 3,000.00

Outside Fees (Bookkeeping, etc.) . . . . . . .. 1,200.00 200.00 600.00 2,000.00 Depreciation on Equipment (d) .. .. 4,750.00 500.00 2,000.00 7,250.00 Incidentals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. .. 1,600.00 300.00 500.00 2.400.00 Cost of Food and Beverages



- - 57,580.00 57,8R0.00

$93,466.20 $12,231.20 $92,355.20 $198,052.60



(u) Rc-n! [mill i/ pn-nlisvx un- II'HM'II; or. if building is ounvd, i! includvs llt'l'llTiGllU". n-ul (-slutv luxvx. inlvn-xl on moriurgr, inxurunrv on building, muinIi-nunri- vxprnsf'. Rent is dislrillulrd an busix o/ upproxinuln' space occupied by vllrh Ilpvrrllilin.

(h) Full-ml Il'n-nsl- (a .5 20 pvr [zinc and lublv;

Cin licensu (a 8 5 par lanv and lulilv; Liquor Iin'nxt' (Ill $1,000 pvr your (r) L'onlplvti- lnsuruncu rolmrnxci/ing burglary. umlrnwn's Componxulivn, public liability, use and

orcupnncy, ('IC.

((1) lhrpn-rinlion ngun-d or 59% on bowling and billiard oquipmvnl, 10% on lounge equipment.



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