Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore's Forgotten Movie Theaters

Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore's Forgotten Movie Theaters


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781421422183
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 09/19/2017
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 786,146
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Amy Davis has worked as a staff photographer at the Baltimore Sun since 1987.

Table of Contents

Foreward, by Barry Levinson
1. 1896–1909
2. 1910–1914
3. 1915–1919
4. 1920–1924
5. 1925–1929
6. 1930–1939
7. 1940–1949
8. 1950–2017
Map and Timeline
Notes on Research
Index of Contributors
Index of Theaters

What People are Saying About This

W. Edward Orser

"A sweeping, almost encyclopedic portrait of the movie theaters of Baltimore, Flickering Treasures should be well-received by general readers for its rich combination of background profiles and engaging interviews. Equally impressive, a virtually complete set of matching historic and modern photos chronicles both decay and adaptive reuse. Captivating."

Stephen Hunter

"Both a celebration of the splendid glory of what was once the Baltimore movie palace experience and a funereal dirge for what became of those grand old bijoux as the passing of time pulled them toward squalor. To behold the book is, in some sense, to behold the arc of America's cities in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries."

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