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1952 Theatre Catalog, 10th Edition, Page 37 (3)

1952 Theatre Catalog, 10th Edition
1952 Theatre Catalog
1952 Theatre Catalog, 10th Edition, Page 37
Page 37

1952 Theatre Catalog, 10th Edition, Page 37

ance as well as protection from fire.

Admission prices, standard in Rio and 550 Paulo, are ten cruzeiros (54 cents) for first run theatres, and seven cruzeiros (38 cents) and four cruzeiros (22 cents) for subsequent runs.

Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro, easygoing and lethargic in comparison with bustling 8:710 Paulo, has high regard for relaxation, a quality which is reflected in the excellence of its theatres. Among the new theatres in the center of the city are the Presidente, a deluxe 826-seat spot in the Presidente Hotel building; the Marrocas, a 774-seat subsequent run house, and the Carioca, an ornate 1,000 seater.

Theatre building in Rio has been particularly intensified in the neighborhood shopping districts, and typical of the new showplaces in these areas is the Santa Alice, a handsome first-run house which seats 1,300 in its artfully conceived auditorium; the 1,200-seat Maua, whose auditorium ceiling is painted blue and has moulded plaster stars and clouds to resemble the sky; and the Miramar, whose extremely simple lines-both in its white concrete exterior and in the white plaster and wood paneling which compriSe the decorative elements of the auditorium and lobby-give the theatre a smart, modern appearance.

Recently built in one of Riois middle class districts the Sim Pedro, can ac


THE ISM-SEAT AZTECA, Rio de laneiroi carries the Mexican and Aztec Indian theme (mm the front to the proscenium arch; but with restraint and good taste that does credit to its designers.
1952 Theatre Catalog, 10th Edition, Page 37