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1953-54 Theatre Catalog, 11th Edition, Page 51 (17)

1953-54 Theatre Catalog, 11th Edition
1953-54 Theatre Catalog
1953-54 Theatre Catalog, 11th Edition, Page 51
Page 51

1953-54 Theatre Catalog, 11th Edition, Page 51

PARAMOUNT Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

From all reports, Canada is entering a period of great prosperity. The halfmillion dollar Paramount seems to add to the validity of these reports.

Constructed entirely of steel and concrete, the 1400 seat stadium-type house is fireproof, and embodies all the latest features in theatre design.

The front of the building is covered in Tyndall stone and imported Italian marble. The spacious inner lobby has soft, indirect lighting, and the walls are


OWNER & OPERATOR: Famous Playe ers Canadian Corp., Ltd.

ARCHITECT: Green, Blankstein, Russell.


COST OF BUILDING (including air conditioning): $350,000.

COST OF EQUIPMENT: $50,000. SIZE OF LOT: 80x150.

Carpets: Toronto Carpet' Mfg. Co. Ltd.

Chairs: Kroehler Mfg. Co., Canadian Theatre Chair Co.

Coinchanger: Coinometer Corp.

Decorator: W. J. Keeler.

Dimmers: Superior Electric Co., Powerstat.

Generators: Hertner Electric Co. Lenses: RossKote.

Projection Lamps: J. E. McAuley Mfg. Co., Peerless Magnarc.

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

Reminders: Goldberg Bros., automatic. Screen: Walker-American Corp., Plastic Moulded.

Sign &: Marquee: Adler Silhouette Letter Sign Letters: Adler Silhouette Letter Co., 8", 10", 12", 16" red & green plastic. Sound: International Projector Corp. Supply Dealer: General Theatre Supply

finished in natural oak.

One of the chief features of the auditorium is push-back seating-the first of its kind in the city. Some other outstanding features are the fully automatic air conditioning system, special toilet facilities for children, and the latest projection and sound equipment.


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OCCUPYING AN AREA 80 lee! wide. by 150 Ice! deep, there is enough room [or comlon aid style.
1953-54 Theatre Catalog, 11th Edition, Page 51