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Five tons of cardboard
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Architect G. Albert Lansburgh designed the Renaissance Revival style Warner Brothers Hollywood Theater, which opened in 1928. The office space on the upper floors of the building became KFWB radio studios, which used the two radio masts on top of the theater. The building has also been known as the Warner Cinerama Theatre and the Pacific Hollywood Theatre. In 1992 the building was designated Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument #572.
Photograph caption dated March 25, 1957 reads, "Since the start of Cinerama in April, 1953, the Warner Hollywood Theater has chalked up 3,334 performances. Set of tickets for each performance weighs three pounds. All of which adds up to five tons of pasteboard handled by the treasurer. 'Cinerama Holiday' has just entered its 18th month. In picture above are Harold Purdy, Cinerama treasurer and assistant Carol Heatherington, who take an invoice of new shipment of reserved seat tickets."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
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Valley Times Collection
Hollywood Pacific Theatre (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Public relations--California--Los Angeles
Mail sorting--California--Los Angeles
Theaters--California--Los Angeles
Tickets--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
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