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Theatres of Oakland

Jack Tillmany, Jennifer Dowling - History - 2006 - 128 pages
Oakland has a rich theatre history, from the amusements of a gas-lit downtown light opera and vaudeville stage in the 1870s to the ornate cinematic escape portals of the Great ...
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Historic Movie Theaters of Downtown Cleveland

Alan F. Dutka - Performing Arts - 2016 - 208 pages
The first movie theaters in Cleveland consisted of converted storefronts with sawed-off telephone poles substituting for chairs and bedsheets acting as screens. In 1905 ...
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Theatres of San Francisco

Jack Tillmany - History - 2005 - 128 pages
You read the sad stories in the papers: another ornate, 1920s, single-screen theatre closes, to be demolished and replaced by a strip mall. That's progress, and in this 20 ...
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Historic Dallas Theatres

D. Troy Sherrod - History - 2014 - 128 pages
Dallas was the show business capital of Texas and much of the South throughout the 20th century. More than 100 theatres served the city's neighborhoods, and Elm Street once ...
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Cinema Treasures: A New Look at Classic Movie Theaters

Ross Melnick, Andreas Fuchs - Performing Arts - 2004 - 208 pages
More than 100 years after the first movie delighted audiences, movie theaters remain the last great community centers and one of the few amusements any family can afford. While ...
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