We always love to see a movie when we travel. It's a great way to get a break from all the walking, exploring and eating and actually enjoy a movie we haven't seen yet. It's also a great way to blend in with the locals. Many times, we are the only foreigners in the movie theatre. Cinemas are a strange mix of the familiar and the new: you are totally off the beaten track but in a familiar environment of a movie theatre, and vice versa: movie theaters are similar all around the world…
Movie / Cinema Themed Chevron Classroom Decor Bundle
The Strand Theatre in Shreveport, LA,opened in 1925 as a Vaudeville venue & nicknamed "The greatest theatre of the South" & the "Million Dollar Theatre" by its builders, Julian & Abraham Saenger of Shreveport. By the 1940s it had evolved into a movie cinema until its closure in 1977. Saved from demo by citizens who restored over a nearly 7 year period. The Official State Theatre of LA. Since its re-opening in 1984 it has served as a performing arts venue.
Dramatic Loft Transformation in Stockholm: This unique loft used to be a movie cinema in 1931, located in the very trendy neighborhood of Vasastan. It comes complete with a 400 square foot terrace, has a total of 4,300 square feet of living space, an open floor plan, spectacular spa areas all in mosaic, a fireplace, 5 meters high ceilings, great storage space and incredible renovations. New York in the heart of Stockholm!
A Closer Look at an Enduring Tale of Movie-Induced Panic
f you’re at all interested in the history of cinema, you’ve probably heard some version of the story about the train film that sent an audience running. According to the tale, as the silent black-and-white image of a moving locomotive filled a movie screen in Paris, the people in the cinema thought it was going to drive right into them. They panicked and bolted for the back of the theater.