The Motion Picture Theater: Planning, Upkeep

By: Stote, Helen M., ed.

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Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


[book is nice and clean, with just a touch of shelfwear; jacket has small tears at most corners with a bit of associated paper loss at same, some horizontal creasing along top edge due to having long been mis-aligned on the book]. (B&W photographs, tables, figures) "Thirty-eight articles on the technical aspects of motion picture theater planning, construction, maintenance, modernization, and theater television, prepared for presentation before the Society of Motion Picture Engineers." Following two introductory articles, the pieces are arranged in eight categories: Physical Construction; Auditorium Design; Ventilating and Air Conditioning; Acoustics; Lighting; Floor Coverings; Promotional Display; Television. Among the more notable contributions are: "Psychology of the Theater," by Walter A. Cutter; "Influence of West Coast Designers on the Modern Theater," by S. Charles Lee; and "Drive-In Theater," by S. Herbert Taylor. And if you ever wondered about such issues as "Carpet Wear Increased with Sponge Rubber" or "Ultraviolet Air Disinfection in the Theater," this is the book for you!

Title: The Motion Picture Theater: Planning, Upkeep

Author: Stote, Helen M., ed.

Categories: Cinema: History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Society of Motion Picture Engineers, Inc.: 1948

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj

Seller ID: 24785

Keywords: Cinema: History Motion Picture Exhibition Motion Picture Industry Theater Design