When Dayton Went to the Movies: A History of Motion Picture Theaters in Dayton

When Dayton Went to the Movies: A History of Motion Picture Theaters in Dayton

by Curt Dalton

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Overview

In 1896 the Park Theater presented the first motion picture in Dayton. by 1906 Dayton's first all-movies picture house opened. Nicknamed "The Electric" it was an immediate success.
Over time over 90 theaters would open and close in Dayton. "When Dayton Went to the Movies" tells you their fate. Full of history and photographs, this book is a must for anyone who loves movies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781492224716
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/27/2013
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.31(d)

About the Author

Curt Dalton has written over 20 books on the history of Dayton. As the Visual Resources Manager for Dayton History he takes care of the organization's 1.5 million photographs, negatives and motion picture films.

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