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The golden age of Indianapolis theaters / Howard Caldwell.

Authors: Caldwell, Howard, 1925-
Call number: 792.0977252 CAL
Publisher: Bloomington : Quarry Books/Indiana University Press, c2010.
Publication date: c2010.
Subject: Theaters -- Indiana -- Indianapolis -- History.
Motion picture theaters -- Indiana -- Indianapolis -- History.
Authors -- Indiana -- Indianapolis.
Authors -- Indiana.
Title: The golden age of Indianapolis theaters / Howard Caldwell.
Physical description: xii, 206 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents note: Birth of a theater buff -- Theater one and what happened before -- A war's effect and another theater is born -- Theater count briefly jumps to three -- English's opera house and its impact -- The 1890s and its seeds of change -- Theater enhancement and the gentle intrusion of moving pictures -- English's and The Grand lead the growing theater parade -- The Shuberts come to town as the theater competition grows -- City's first movie palace enhances respectability of going to the movies -- The 1920s and the birth of new challenges -- The silent film era's finale -- Sound moves in with a vengeance -- The 1930s and its challenges -- The 1930s and its challenges II -- The rest of the 1930s survivors -- The 1940s, a decade of success and sadness -- The 1950s bring changes and new competition -- A brief look at what happened next.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN: 9780253354600 (cl : alk. paper)
0253354609 (cl : alk. paper)
LCCN: 2009051721
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1250163
Bib No.: 1250163

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