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Toronto's Local Movie Theatres of Yesteryear : Brought Back to Thrill You Again! (Paperback) (Doug

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Slip once more into the back rows of the favourite movie theatres of your youth.“Brought Back to Thrill You Again” was an advertisement employed by theatres to disguise that they were offering older films that were past their prime. In the 1950s a sign appeared outside Loew’s Uptown (the Elgin) displaying these commonly used words. The theatre was screening Gone With the Wind released in 1939. However, in this instance the claim was accurate, as the film did indeed thrill audiences one more time.Similar to this cinematic classic, this book will thrill you again as it brings back memories of Toronto’s old movie theatres. Relive the experience of sitting in their darkened auditoriums, thrilling to the adventure, comedy, and romance of the silver screen. Most of the theatres have been demolished, but to visually recreate them, the book includes 125 historic pictures of the theatres’ exteriors, marquees, colourful neon signs, and auditoriums — many of the photos never before published in books or on the internet.
Number of Pages: 215
Genre: History, Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: Social History, Canada / Pre-Confederation (to 1867), Theater / History + Criticism
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
Author: Doug Taylor
Language: English
Street Date: June 14, 2016
TCIN: 51290712
UPC: 9781459733428
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-7823
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