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Ticket to paradise : American movie theaters and how we had fun

Author: John Margolies; Emily Margolin Gwathmey
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A celebration of the glory days of the American theater from big city movie palaces to tiny gems on Main Street and a journey back to the movie theaters of our youth.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Margolies; Emily Margolin Gwathmey
ISBN: 0821218298 9780821218297
OCLC Number: 24143268
Notes: "A Bulfinch Press book."
Description: 142 pages : color illustrations ; 26 x 28 cm
Contents: Now playing --
Scene one: Movies made me --
Scene two: The good old days --
Scene three: Uptown/downtown --
Scene four: They ran the show --
Scene five: Small town stories --
Scene six: Saturday matinees --
Scene seven: Drive-ins --
Scene eight: Elegy.
Responsibility: John Margolies and Emily Gwathmey ; prologue by Harold Ramis.

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A journey back in time to the movie theatres of the past and the days when those theatres were as exotic and exciting as the movies on screen. John Margolies has been documenting theatres and  Read more...

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