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marcystarnes commented about Ziegfeld Theatre on Oct 15, 2011 at 6:01 pm

With a landmark status certain critia, have to be met, as would any alterations of the theater, as well.

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marcystarnes commented about Little Carnegie Playhouse on Oct 14, 2011 at 3:25 am

Most of the films that Played at The Little Carnegie Theater in the seventies and eighties, were a big sucess: Annie Hall, Tess, Tommy, The French Lieutenant’s Woman. I would like to see a photo.

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marcystarnes commented about Ziegfeld Theatre on Oct 14, 2011 at 3:07 am

The Ziegfeld has managed to stay afloat despite the fall of the single theater, decades ago and the birth of the multiplex. Still prestigeous, and well know throughout the United States, The Ziegfeld continues with premieres, and stars on the red carpet. Besides, we don’t know off-hand what the terms of rent, etc. are.

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marcystarnes commented about Festival Theatre on Oct 14, 2011 at 3:01 am

Run for many years under The Walter Reade Theaters. I wish we could see a photo of the theater, as this does not do it justice.

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marcystarnes commented about A Projectionists Job at Odeon's Cinema in Guildford on Oct 14, 2011 at 2:41 am

Interesting video of a day in the life of a Projectionist. Projectionists working on a 3 platter system, as well as a Digital system. There is also a five platter system (not shown) which, typically can run two different theater, at the same time. The term “Breaking Up” is commonly referred to as “Breaking Down” a film, is as the name implies. “Building” is putting a show together. Digital shows are also put together, but in a computerized format. Projectionists work long hours into the night, mostly in solitude. It’s a tough job, depending on how many screens you have and the condition of the equipment. I enjoyed the video, thanks!

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marcystarnes commented about Times Square Theatre on Oct 14, 2011 at 1:53 am

A familiar sight of days gone by. The concession stand (nothing wrong with it) was just to your right as you came into a small lobby. The theater was very large over 1,000 seats, the balcony may have to closed, to make cleaning easier, if there wasn’t a sold out show. The theater was always well kept, with a friendly staff, and good management.

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marcystarnes commented about Paris Theatre on Oct 14, 2011 at 1:28 am

I remember The Paris, the Festival and Ziegfeld Theaters well. Theaters use masking, not curtains to property frame the image on the screen.