Silver Screens: A Pictorial History of Milwaukee's Movie Theaters

Silver Screens A Pictorial History of Milwaukee s Movie Theaters Silver Screens traces the rich history of Milwaukee s movie theaters from s nickelodeons to the grand palaces of the Roaring Twenties to the shopping mall outlets of today And the story doesn t e

  • Title: Silver Screens: A Pictorial History of Milwaukee's Movie Theaters
  • Author: Larry Widen Judi Anderson
  • ISBN: 9780870203688
  • Page: 222
  • Format: Paperback
  • Silver Screens traces the rich history of Milwaukee s movie theaters, from 1890s nickelodeons to the grand palaces of the Roaring Twenties to the shopping mall outlets of today And the story doesn t end there in the past two decades, the revival of interest in preservation and restoration of theaters has confirmed that there s still life in these beloved old structures.Silver Screens traces the rich history of Milwaukee s movie theaters, from 1890s nickelodeons to the grand palaces of the Roaring Twenties to the shopping mall outlets of today And the story doesn t end there in the past two decades, the revival of interest in preservation and restoration of theaters has confirmed that there s still life in these beloved old structures With the publication of Silver Screens, authors Larry Widen and Judi Anderson help ensure that our old theaters, those being restored and those long since vanished, will remain forever embedded in our collective memory.In this revised edition of their book Milwaukee Movie Palaces, the authors present new findings on film innovations, drive in theaters, projection booths, movie promotions, noted theater personalities, recent restoration efforts, and much Illuminated with than a hundred photographs, including many never before published, Silver Screens is a stunning tribute to the legacy of the movie theater.

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    1. A fascinating and thorough history of every place in Milwaukee that showed films, which peaked in the 1930s with eighty-nine theaters. That number fell in half as a result of television and suburbanization. Downtown movie theaters fought back with Cinerama, CinemaScope, 3-D and newsreels. This fun book includes many detailed sidebars about the inner workings of film and theaters through the years. The story begins before the movies, at a time of vaudeville and goes back to the earliest stage sho [...]

    2. Fascinating read on the old Milwaukee Movie Palaces most of which have sadly been razed. Thanks to Jeremiah for letting me borrow it! My mom had the original version of this book but I enjoyed the updated version more.

    3. I guess I'll have to look for this on my next trip there; I imagine it's hard to find otherwise. I'd love to hunt these down sometime

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