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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Nov 7, 2012 at 9:57 pm

As you can see, they are still in use today…..

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Oct 10, 2012 at 6:04 pm

No changes this year including the 70MM 3-D.

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Oct 10, 2012 at 2:47 am

Can anyone say “Christmas Spectacular??????” Yes, we are starting up again…………

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on May 21, 2012 at 9:01 pm

That’s what it seems.

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on May 21, 2012 at 6:44 pm

Cirque is leaving after this year. They are not staying as long as they were supossed to.

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Dec 5, 2011 at 8:16 pm

The Chase logo is EVERYWHERE in the building including the Chase logo shaped wreaths in the basement so I guess they still are….lol….

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Dec 2, 2011 at 3:17 pm

To hide the speakers and for projected images for the show.

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Dec 2, 2011 at 12:07 pm

It was not up for cirque. Maybe it will stay up for the upcoming run though. Not sure. The LED wall for the video game has had problems so far but not with the content. Its been mostly mechanical. Effect is good. More depth of field than things coming out at you. The film is better for that.

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Dec 2, 2011 at 5:36 am

Cant put speakers behind the arch. No sound would get through. The fake arch is made of acoustically transparent material.

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Dec 2, 2011 at 1:27 am

It’s temporary. It was put in place for two reasons……..for the candy cane effect during the show and to hide the speaker clusters.

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Nov 10, 2011 at 4:41 pm

Yes those tubes are for the exhausting of the digital projectors. We measured the temperature of the exhaust coming out of these at 124 degrees. The 6" ducts on top of the film projectors did not pull out enough. Instead, we tapped off the room exhaust vents and put 14" ducts in place for the primary exhaust. We used the existing 6" ducts for the secondary exhaust. With the digital projectors on, and film projectors off, it got up to around 84 degrees in the booth. Now it stays below 75.

The reason #4 has a different lamphouse is because the consoles for #2 & #3 were brought in strictly for 70MM and the 3-D, not for regular 35MM prints. They upgraded #4 for 35MM film.

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Nov 9, 2011 at 7:50 pm

Here are a few quick pictures

http://s1207.photobucket.com/albums/bb478/rcdt55b/

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Nov 8, 2011 at 9:27 pm

No problem. Yes there is a new dance number among many other new things in the show. Hopefully, it will all get worked out by Friday because it’s been one hell of a time the last week or so……

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Nov 8, 2011 at 8:53 pm

What Rockettes Prologue? The show is not any longer as far as I know.

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Oct 20, 2011 at 12:45 pm

The digital projector company will store them in the off season and maintain and repair them, so it works out well. The projectors are using existing windows and portholes.

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Oct 19, 2011 at 11:08 pm

You are correct about Projectors 2,3, and 4. 4 being the primary projector for film screenings. The digital projectors will be removed after the christmas show and put into storage until next year. First mezz will still be used for screening any films on digital, unless they are film (like they should be).

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Oct 19, 2011 at 7:01 pm

Yes, we did remove projector 5. 2 of the digital projectors are side by side there. The 3rd projector is next door in the spot booth. They will project on the walls and ceiling around the stage.

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Oct 19, 2011 at 6:19 pm

Yes, there are new digital projectors being installed. 8 on the choral stairs and 3 up in the booth. However, we are still running film for the 3-D. There is a lot of new content for the show this year.

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rcdt55b commented about Jackson Heights Cinema on Oct 8, 2011 at 5:16 pm

Yes they are biligual. Also, they will be running 3-D soon. They are starting major upgrades to the equipment next week.

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Jul 8, 2011 at 6:42 pm

I may be wrong but I think they are contracted for a few years from what I remember. Email me when you get a chance.

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Jul 8, 2011 at 5:49 pm

Vito, there definitely are changes to the Christmas show this year. The 3-D opening will remain the same though. The change to the size of the screen is in fact due to the mods made to the proscenium.

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Jul 3, 2011 at 2:20 am

Sorry Vito. I’ve been to busy to reply. From what I have heard, some of the mods they have made to the proscenium will not be removed for the Christmas show. The picture is in fact being made smaller by about 10%.

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Jul 1, 2011 at 5:58 pm

I’m not so sure they will all be removed. We are already reconfiguring the Christmas Show 3-D for a smaller picture because of some of the changes.

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Mar 8, 2011 at 1:18 am

Between 3600 and 3900 people showed up. Apparently the reviews were bad well before the screening. I liked it although it ended too quickly. Running time is only 88 minutes.

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rcdt55b commented about Radio City Music Hall on Mar 7, 2011 at 2:33 am

They didn’t do anything to the stage. The curtain was used. We got our start cue late so there was a lot of waiting in the dark until we hit the screen. Other than that, it ran perfectly. A good part of this movie had very dark scenes, but it looked great on the screen.