Motor City Marquees: A Comprehensive, Illustrated Reference to Motion Picture Theaters in the Detroit Area,1906¿1992

Motor City Marquees: A Comprehensive, Illustrated Reference to Motion Picture Theaters in the Detroit Area,1906¿1992

by Stuart Galbraith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0786411430

ISBN-13: 9780786411436

Pub. Date: 09/15/2001

Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers

From early nickelodeons to modern multiplexes, this reference work reflects the rich movie theater tradition of the Detroit area through 1992. Each of the over 400 entries includes the theater's name and address, year opened, architect (when appropriate), number of seats, and a brief history. This work is heavily illustrated.  See more details below

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From early nickelodeons to modern multiplexes, this reference work reflects the rich movie theater tradition of the Detroit area through 1992. Each of the over 400 entries includes the theater's name and address, year opened, architect (when appropriate), number of seats, and a brief history. This work is heavily illustrated.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786411436
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
09/15/2001
Edition description:
ALTERNATE
Pages:
189
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments6
Preface9
Introduction11
History: The Rise, Fall and Rise of Detroit's Film Theaters17
Nickelodeons and Pre-Talkie Theaters35
Motion Picture Theaters39
Drive-In Theaters of the Metropolitan Detroit Area159
Drive-In Theaters of Detroit and its Suburbs159
Indoor and Drive-In Theaters of the Ann Arbor/Yspilanti Area167
Selected Bibliography177
Index179

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