From inauspicious beginnings in the kinetoscope parlors and nickelodeons to the movie palaces of the golden era, and finally to the pared down multiplexes of today, this is the history of motion picture viewing in the nation's capital and vicinity. The research is supported by numerous interviews. The book includes a 200-page listing of all the movie theaters in the area past and present, with data such as location, dates of operation, architect, and seating capacity, as well as a summary of each theater's history and current status. Maps, drawings and photographs (most of which have never before been published) round out this comprehensive study.... 1100 Sony Pentagon Six 1990 South Jeaoerson St., Baileya#39;s X Rds, VA 3512 Cinema 7 1965 South Pitt St., Alexandria, ... 1926 Ai0th Street, N.W. 401 Star (Ai) 1906 511 Forda#39;s 1858 Ai0th Street, S.W. 429 La#39;Enfant 1968 Thayer St., Silver Spring, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Motion Picture Exhibition in Washington, D.C.|
|Author||:||Robert K. Headley|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 1999-04-01|