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Other countries built palaces for royalty; in the United States, we built them to watch movies. Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of Movie Palaces celebrates the grandeur of the great cinemas of the United States. Built in the 1910s-30s, when movies were the acme of entertainment and the stories were larger than life, so were the venues designed to show them: thousands of seats, giant screens, exotic and ornate interiors with balconies and lounges, in-house organs and orchestras, amazing marquees, and air conditioning back when homes had none. The film also tracks the theaters' eventual decline, through to current-day preservation efforts. A tribute to America's great art form and the great monuments created for audiences to enjoy them in.

Show Details

  • Running Time:1hr 30min (0 intermissions)
  • Dates:One Night Only:
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  • Ticket Office:7739356875