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Going attractions [videorecording] : the definitive story of the movie palace / produced by Rachael Ponn ; directed,edited, written, April Wright.

Wright, April, film director.  Passion River Films, publisher. 

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Consortium of Ohio Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Galion Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Galion Library DVD 725.8220973 GOIN (Text) 35920505707495 Adult DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Warren, NJ : Passion River, [2020]
  • Performers: Barbara Twist, Leonard Maltin, Richard L. Fosbrink.
  • Target Audience: Not rated.
  • Note: DVD, widescreen presentation.
  • Language Note: English dialogue; English subtitles.
Subject: Motion picture theaters > United States > History.
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Summary: Other countries built palaces for royalty; in the United States, we built them to watch movies. It celebrates the splendor and grandeur of the great cinemas of the United States, built when movies were the acme of entertainment and the stories were larger than life, as were the venues designed to show them: Thousands of seats, giant screens, exotic and ornate interiors with balconies and lounges, in-house organs and orchestras, amazing marquees, and air conditioning back when houses had none.

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