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Lost movie theatres: Movie-going in a cross-border city / Joan Nicks.

Nicks, Joan. (Author). Grant, Barry Keith, 1947- (Added Author).


Lost Movie Theatres explores the role movies, movie-going, theatre architecture, and community values played in city-building in Niagara Falls, Ontario, boosted by hometown newspapers, from early 20th century, through wartime, to the decline of core business and drift to urban sprawl and suburbia, malls and multiplexes.


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  • ISBN: 9780978446437
  • Physical Description: 256 pages : coloured illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: St. Catharines : Niagara Artists Centre , 2022.

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General Note:
Companion volume: Disappearing motels.
Forward by Barry Keith Grant.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Maps -- Preface -- Forward -- Introduction -- Chapter One: Breaking News -- Chapter Two: Downtown -- -- Chapter Three: Midtown -- Chapter Four: Uptown -- Chapter Five: Drive-ins -- Drawing Conclusions -- Appendix One -- Appendix Two -- Index.
Subject: Motion picture theaters > Ontario > Niagara Falls.
Drive-in theaters > Ontario > Niagara Falls.
Theater > Ontario > Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls (Ont.) > History.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Community Centre 725.82371339 Nic 38080006263766 Adult Checked out 06/09/2023
Victoria LHC 725.82371339 Nic 38080006263717 Local History Collection Available -

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