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Historic movie theatres in Illinois, 1883-1960

Author: Konrad Schiecke
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, London : Eurospan [distributor] 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Author clearly has a passion for his subject. The bulk of the book is a directory of 3,000 Illinois movie houses that were in business from the early 1880s to 1960"--ARBA.This history and catalog of the movie theaters of Illinois follows their evolution from the early opera houses, to the storefront nickelodeons, to the awe-inspiring movie palaces, to the post-World War II theaters and the advent of the multiplex.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Directories
History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Schiecke, Konrad, 1938-
Historic movie theatres in Illinois, 1883-1960
(OCoLC)751672654
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Konrad Schiecke
ISBN: 9781476610702 1476610703
OCLC Number: 910878874
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 404 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover --
Acknowledgments --
Contents --
Preface --
A Personal Note --
Introduction --
Part I: Overview of Cinema History --
1-The Early Years --
2-The Advent of Sound --
3-Television's Impact --
4-Saving the Older Theatres --
Part II: Directory of Illinois Movie Theatres --
Appendix: Illinois-Operated Movie Theatre Circuits --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Konrad Schiecke.

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A history and catalog of the movie theaters of Illinois. It follows their evolution from the early opera houses, to the storefront nickelodeons, to the awe-inspiring movie palaces, to the post-World  Read more...

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