Download PDF by Philip M. Read: Movie Houses of Greater Newark (Images of America)

By Philip M. Read

ISBN-10: 0738599336

ISBN-13: 9780738599335

ISBN-10: 1531667228

ISBN-13: 9781531667221

for many years, Newark and its environs were lit up by means of the intense neon lighting of grand motion picture palaces and theaters. within the early twentieth century, phases that have been initially equipped for vaudeville acts have been became over to silver displays and the flickering pictures from motion-picture projectors. This new expertise ushered Hollywood video clips to the East Coast and made cinema available for locals to take pleasure in. motion picture homes and palaces supplied moviegoers a brand new form of viewing event. With ornate interiors and wealthy structure, those associations provided their consumers a gorgeous surroundings to monitor vintage motion pictures. over the years, those institutions developed and started web hosting burlesque indicates and rock live shows. this day, a lot of those downtown landmarks were demolished, changed, or adaptively renovated into the fashionable multiplexes of at the present time. photos of the Paramount and the Mosque Theater support motion picture homes of better Newark inform the tale of an period whilst going to the flicks used to be an event.

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