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1954-55 Theatre Catalog, 12th Edition, Page 33 (xxxiii)

1954-55 Theatre Catalog, 12th Edition
1954-55 Theatre Catalog
1954-55 Theatre Catalog, 12th Edition, Page 33
Page 33


1954-55 Theatre Catalog, 12th Edition, Page 33

Design

THE CENTRE: A SYMBOL OF PROGRESS 2

Constructed at a Cost of 81.000.000. Denver's Centre Theatre Represents the Finest in Modern Theatre Design and

Operation

WORLD THEATRE SURVEY 6

Study of New Theatre Construction and General Conditions Currently Found in Various Countries Throughout the World

THEATRE CONSTRUCTION IN JAPAN. ...Michiro Tomano 20

A Complete Survey of the Motion Picture Theatre Construction Activities and General Industry Conditions in Post-War

Japan

THE CINEMA: AMODEL THEATRE 32

Small Canadian Town Can Beast of III New Theatre Equipped to Show All of the Latest Projection and Sound

Techniques

Construction and Materials PLYWOOD GOES TO THE THEATRE. . . . . .Robert E. Eskew 36

Review of the Many Use. to Which the Versatile Plywood Material May Be Adapted In Indoor and Outdoor Theatres

PAINT FIRE HAZARDSAWAY....................A.Sophir 41

A Discussion of Some Common Causes of Theatre Fires and How Fire Retardant Paints Can Lessen the Danger

ORIENTAL MOVIE PALACE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ciu'en Sing Shou 44

A Thorough Description of the Equipment and Design of the Hoover Theatre in Hong Kong. One of the Orient's Finest. Newest Theatres

1953-54 REVIEW OF THEATRE CONSTRUCTION . . . . . . . . . . 48

CARIB. Clearwater, Fla. .................. ........... 49 MONTROSE. Montreal. Quebec, Canada . . .



MAJESTIC. Hehron. Nehr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 CINE TROPICAL. Acapulco. Mexico . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 FILM CENTRE. Baltimore. Md. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59

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CARSON. Carson City. Nev. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FITCHBURG. Fitchburg. Mass. PLAZA. Vernon. Tex. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................ 64 STATE. Raleigh. N. C. . . CHICAGO. Chicago. Ill. . . .

CINDERELLA. Detroit. Mich. . . . FOX. Sidney, Nebr. CENTURY. Flushing. L.

















NEW MOON D. I.. Lake Charles. La. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 76 ABC D. 1., Oxon. Md. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 SUNDOWN D. L. Whittier. Calif. . . . . . . .... 83 CLACO D. 1.. Liberty. Mo. ....... 84 WADSWORTI'I D. I., Denver. Colo. . . . . . . . . . .. 87 NORTH ANDREWS I). I.. Ft. Lauderdule. Fl .. .. 90 MOTOR VU D. I.. Dallas. Oregon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

BROKEN BOW ll. 1.. Broken Bow. Nehr. ... WESTBURY D. L. Westhury. L. I.. N. Y FAMILY DRI-VIN. Tigard. Ore. .. HILLSIDE D. I., Hillside. Md. STARLITE D. I.. Lansing. Mich. REDA I). I., London. Ky. . . . . . . . .. CENTENNIAL D. l.. Liltleton. Colo. DRUID HILL D. I.. Maryville. Term. .. SUNDOWN D. I., Mandan, N. D. . . . . . ................ 112





Drive-In Theatres PANAMA'S FIRST DRIVE-IN........... . . . . . ..J. L. Putaturo 114

Slep-Iiy-Strp Study of the Planning and Construction of the First Drive-In Theatre to be Built in Panama



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Design and Construction



WIDE SCREENS FOR DRIVE-INS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Selby 118 An Analysis of the Various Factors to he Considered in Construction of Wide Screen Towers for Drive-Ins

PAINTING THE DRIVE-IN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Michael E. Spot: 120 The Proper Use of Paints and Color at the Outdoor Theatre Often Results in an Increase in Activity at the Boxoiice

HEATING THE A. Farr 122

Use of In-Car Heaters for Outdoor Thsntres Can Make It Possible to Extend the Drive-In Season

CHEMICAL FLYSWATTERS 124 Drive-Ins That Use Recently Developed Chemicals. and Proper Sanitation Procedures Eliminate Danger of Weeds and Insects

SWIMMING POOLS FOR OUTDOOR THEATRES Wesley Bins; 127

Complete Information on Swimming Pool Construction. and How It Might Apply to the Community-Center Type of Drive'In Operation

BLACK LIGHT PEST CONTROL 134

A New Device Which Uses Black Light and an Electric Grid to Eliminate the Problem of Night-Flying Insects at D-I's

CHILDREN ARE YOUR BEST SALESMEN. . . .Claude Ahrens 136

The Proper Equipment and Operation of :- Playground is a Positive Method of Attracting the Kids and Their Parents to

Your Drive-In

OUTDOOR SCREEN ADVERTISING 138

An Attempt to Better Acquaint the Drive-In Operator with the Subject of Theatre Screen Advertising Films

Advertising:

A AMERICAN PLAYGROUND DEVICE 146

DAwo 149 DIT-MCO, 143 DRIVE-IN THEATRE MANUFACTURING Co.....................142, 143

I: FIRST-AMERICAN PRODUCTS, INC............................144, I45 FUTURAMIC EQUIPMENT 152

I INTERNATIONAL PROJECTOR 141

K KOILED Konns, 147

M MIRACLE WHIRL SALES 150

N NATIONAL THEATRE 141

T THEATRE EQUIPMENT 151

W WHITNEY BLAKE 148

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