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Uncle Josh at the moving picture show /

From Edison films catalog: Here we present a side-splitter. Uncle Josh occupies a box at a vaudeville theatre, and a moving picture show is going on. First there appears upon the screen a dancer. Uncle Josh jum... more

Takoma, Washington. Old movie theatre

Photograph shows four men standing at the entrance of movie theater; signage in background "Edison's moving pictures, Entertainment for ladies and children"; man on far right points to sign "Moving pictures - A... more

Films changed / D'Artois & Cie.

Paper print made from lantern slide used as announcemenet in motion picture theaters. Text appears with an Art Nouveau design.

If you expect to rate as a gentleman, you will not expectorate on the floor

Paper print made from lantern slide used as announcemenet in motion picture theaters. Text appears with a border design.

Those coming in late may remain to the next performance / D'Artois & Cie.

Paper print made from lantern slide used as announcemenet in motion picture theaters. Text appears with an Art Nouveau design.

Good night / D'Artois.

Paper print made from lantern slide used as announcemenet in motion picture theaters. Text appears with an Art Nouveau design.

Pictures changed / D'Artois.

Paper print made from lantern slide used as announcemenet in motion picture theaters. Text appears with an Art Nouveau design.

Call again. Always something new / D'Artois.

Paper print made from lantern slide used as announcemenet in motion picture theaters. Text appears with an Art Nouveau design showing donkey and words "Maud, her stall."

Gentlemen will please remove their hats and kindly refrain from smoking / D'Artois & Cie.

Paper print made from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Text appears with an Art Nouveau design.

Good night / D'Artois.

Paper print made from lantern slide used as announcemenet in motion picture theaters. Text appears with an Art Nouveau design.

Adjusting film. Show will continue in a few minutes

Paper print made from lantern slide used as announcemenet in motion picture theaters. Text appears with photo of girl hammering at a film projector.

Lubins Building and business district

Photograph shows carts, wagons, and streetcars near the Lubins Theater in Baltimore, Maryland.

Change of song to-morrow

Photo shows a woman playing a musical instrument while a man admires her. Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograph, ... more

Welcome

Photo shows a woman with open arms who appears to be rising from an opening tulip flower. Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humor... more

Madam, how would you like to sit behind the hat you are wearing

Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograph, and the whole shown in a fancy carved frame.

Ladies and children are cordially invited to this theatre. No offensive pictures are ever shown here

Photo shows song birds and roses. Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograph, and the whole shown in a fancy carved frame.

Ladies kindly remove your hats

Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograph, and the whole shown in a fancy carved frame.

Kindly remain seated

Photo shows children at beach. Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograph, and the whole shown in a fancy carved frame.

Please applaud with hands only

Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograph, and the whole shown in a fancy carved frame.

Don't forget your umbrella or other parcels

Photo shows a woman holding an umbrella while crossing a wet street. Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograph, and t... more

3 minutes intermission while changing pictures

Photo shows woman pointing at pocket watch dial. Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograph, and the whole shown in a ... more

Loud talking or whistling not allowed

Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograph, and the whole shown in a fancy carved frame.

Good night

Photo shows a woman yawning in her night clothes while holding a lit candle. Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograp... more

Advertise your business on this screen and get results. See the manager

Photo shows a cow and pansy flowers. Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograph, and the whole shown in a fancy carved frame.

If annoyed when here, please tell the management

Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograph, and the whole shown in a fancy carved frame.

Sidney [...], West Va. theater

Photograph showing a movie theater playing The Crucible of Life; men are gathered in front of the theater viewing a captured German machine gun and another piece of equipment; signs on the theater display anti-... more

[Design proposal for the Puck Theater (New York City). Perspective]

Perspective drawing for a motion picture theater; rejected design for the Elgin Theater built at corner of Eighth Ave. and 19th St., New York City.

[Design proposal for the Puck Theater (New York City). Perspective]

Perspective drawing for a motion picture theater built as the Elgin Theater, corner of Eighth Ave. and 19th St., New York City.

[Design proposal for a motion picture theater interior, possibly in New York City. Interior perspective view]

Perspective drawing for the interior of a motion picture theater. Formerly identified as a design for the Puck Theater in New York City.

Lyric Theatre, Third Avenue between 12th and 13th street, Ma...

Digital ID: 482715. Lyric Theatre, Third Avenue between 12th and 13th street, Manhattan.. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. April 24, 1936. .Notes: Code: III.D.1. Box office and marquee of Lyric theater, m... more

Grand Opera House, northwest corner, West 23rd Street and Ei...

Digital ID: 482564. Grand Opera House, northwest corner, West 23rd Street and Eighth Avenue, Manhattan.. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. September 03, 1937. .Notes: Busy street in foreground, including cabs,... more