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1950-51 Theatre Catalog, 9th Edition, Page 84 (64)

1950-51 Theatre Catalog, 9th Edition
1950-51 Theatre Catalog
1950-51 Theatre Catalog, 9th Edition, Page 84
Page 84

1950-51 Theatre Catalog, 9th Edition, Page 84

FOX Missoula, Mont. 0

Situated just outside the main business section of its community, the Fox was opened December 8, 1949. It is a de luxe first-run house with many features:

The stone, brick, and stainless steel front is topped by a neon-lighted tower with the name iiFoxll in giant letters.

Glass doors lead into a lobby carpeted in green and red with indirect lighting. The managers oliice is situated here.

Before reaching the foyer, patrons pass through a large outer lounge where a striking metal candy bar stands. Lighted animal murals are on the back wall.

The foyer, off which are the lavatories and personnel rooms, is beautifully appointed with upholstered furniture and Indian lore etchings on the walls.

Decoration in the 1050-seat auditorium likewise follows an Indian theme.


OWNER & OPERATOR: Fox Missoula Theatre Corp.

ARCHITECT: Charles D. Strong. SEATING CAPACITY: 1,050. COST OF BUILDING: $264,000.

COST OF EQUIPMENT (including air conditioning) : $70,000.

Air Conditioning: U. S. Air Conditioning. Carpets: Alexander Smith & Sons Carpet Co.

Chairs: Kroehler Mfg. Co.

Decorator: Arnold & Savage.

Display Frames: Theatre Specialties, Inc. Draperies & Stage Curtains: Great Western Stage Equip. Co.

Generators: Hertner Electric Co. Lenses: Bausch & Lomb Optical Co. Projection Lamps: J. E. McAuley Mfg. Projection Machines: International Projector Corp. Simplex E-7.

Rewinders: GoldE Mfg. Co.

Screen: Walker-American Corp.

Sign &: Marquee: Electrical Products Consolidated.

Sign Letters: Wagner Sign Service, Inc. Sound: International Projector Corp. Supply Dealer: National Theatre Supply, Western Service & Supply, Inc. Ticket Issuing Machine: General Regis ter Corp.

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1950-51 Theatre Catalog, 9th Edition, Page 84