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Item Number: 111284
Title: Cinemas in Britain : A History of Cinema Architecture
Author: Gray, Richard
Price: Not Available
ISBN: 9781848220720
Description: London: Lund Humphries, published in association with the Cinema Theatre Association, 2011. 24cm., hardcover, 176pp., 11 color, 123 b&w illus. New edition. Contents: The moving image: Invention and pioneers; Films find a home: The early years; The Cinematograph Act: The cinema building grows up; The early 1920s: The first 'super-cinemas'; The American 'Movie Palace'; Hollywood in the west end; 'You ain't heard nothing yet!'; The late 1920s picture palace...and into the next decade; 'Atmospherics' and fantasy; The Granada style; Transition in cinema architecture; Gaumont-British: Picture palaces for the nation; The Odeon style; ABC and Union; The 1930s: Cinema architects and their clients; Cinema interiors: Designers and decorators; Music for the movies; The expanding screen, the contracting cinema; The third age of the cinema; Glossary of architectural terms; Statutorily listed cinemas: A future for the past?; Bibliography; Index.

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