High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Jan 29 1939, Page 19

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - January 29, 1939, High Point, North Carolina Sunday january 29. 1939the High Point Enterprise Piedmont Center of a High Point. North Carolina Page five Sec. Benter theatre sets new High Standard for Comfort and safety enter theatre s modern and spacious promenade lounge safety permanency primary thoughts Aln its construction now amusement denier designed by Erie i. Stillwell of Hendersonville and was built by r. K. Stewart and son of this tits within i to motion picture Industry Iii the it a rot inns has gone out that the a enter theatre will in the future As something of a Standard for Comfort and safety. Experienced personnel i melt Able Loreli promenade Outing my warmth to a Beautiful room. Dense in Pearl Gray fretful Beauty of Tim entire photo i Smiths i a Motoi Quot Wilfrei soft by Lilit Eft Mirror Ari Neril As Dement Ive frat in add depth an Blond of Tonos of Lavondau this is a fitting introduction to Tim studio. Theatre personnel highly experienced executive Tare exercised in selecting personnel new outer it an experienced pers pm to Cen selected to care for the aeons at the new a enter theatre. Considerable Tate was sex s id in selecting the men and women to Are working in the new South main Street picture theat a of the new employees Are resists of High Point and known i theater goers through their Vicea rendered in other High a Point theatres. Hugh smart City manager for i to Iii Carolina i in a a a a in i manage the new a enter. Charles Conner formerly Distant manager of the Paramount j Riu arc will he a maim it a of the new theater. The Cashiers will be mrs. Rat line Fulton. Mrs. Hass i Ruth and Pisa Louise Gibson. Others on the staff will include irs. Charles Conner Secretary. If Man it rn11 Ellington Doorman. Ned polling a i it. H. Warren jr., Fred Cox. Toss Farlow Hayne Keeler rank Ali roman Ushers. Harry Hartman is sound technician Rvin Haley and push Crawford. Jee zionists. Hob Lee. Engineer motion picture theatre has important role in Community is heal Force Iii i lie fixes i if lilt individual i to make i p the Ltd it in into ii it x thew this in picture cheats its been w now yet not i origin has be it a strange Pinion alb d a about motion Foi Tho if Al in p which you buy your to Interior Thering. Voile screen the when the oppressive the Chi Quot the it ambit ii p vice first n meat of the Cuba stood in i Ket the e hard so w Shadow frequent film was heat in aft in t Pill Ell t a bul Tell in Wilber executive of North fwd Lei i Beni re inc., xviii headquarter in Atlanta is Here for Hie no Ning of the Center theatre of no Iii i until Ralph Gardner a artists Ruth of it Holly and Ralph and Hall Shirb a maid her Long janitor Public Suppo Industry. The Tialii in the Ever b of the Movit a fro in end on of individual commune a human its orig ii Linen of a i it i a Long time ago that us Rotten. Who eke Lettes the Ort to attract y Hole before in or rain to misty gloomy Ais the flick a on the tiny interrupt ions broken the the summer. In w inter from such i houses into of today is. It is. Simply i in m Bing the d liked and came a Large the Globe men Are checking their lives with Fate to make the scenes that one May enjoy in the restful dimmers of ones favorite theater a week or two from now. All these things the theater is to its Community yet when ail the factors have been tabulated and added there is still that strange magic which shows on the faces and in the eyes of the millions of people walking out of the Heaters of the nation it is indescribable. Mysterious and ing strange hut it is real. A in a cording e i 77,Tiao s. And la Ted states to stat saloons 6 distil before i sties there 7.090 brew Ries in the coh Ibitson. The Center was designed by Erie m. Stillwell of Henderson i Ville who Bas designed More j Heaters than any other architect in the Carolinas and probably More than any Southern architect. It was built by r. K. Stewart and sons of thin City one of the foremast contracting Birma of this Section. The con la traction was designed for safely and permanency with added strength being Given in the Walls and Structure throughout. The theater contains the Lar jest single piece of steel in this Section this being the main girder which passes under the Balcony. The framing of steel elsewhere was Given the same careful attention As to design Structure and super size. Latest Topi Booth the projection Booth is said to he so constructed that a fire could he built on the floor of that room and patrons within the theater would never know it. The Booth id equipped with the latest Type of automat in shutters which close without human help in Case of need. The stage is equipped with an Asbestos curtain which also works automatically. The Walls Are of solid masonry and Concrete and the floors Are throughout. The ventilating Cooling and heating equipment Are provided with automatic safety Devisee which function in ase of emergency. The seats Are made of steel comfortably upholstered in leather and mohair. Exits have been provided far i excess of requirements. It is said that the theater when filled can he completely emptied in less than five minutes. Foundations for the building Are of reinforced Concrete and a Deel and sunk deep into the ground. The building is insulated those who have inspected the Center say that from the standpoint of safely and Comfort As Well As attractiveness it is one of the South s finest he a distinct credit much larger than High Point. Strange facts about modern movie theatres italian old masters by famed a Flicker on Fishers Inland Jointers and sculptors Worth $15.-Yunable to find a suitable i nip too arrived in this country sting tree hollowed out a dish Early in january in route to the Jud next on the ground. 19,19 California world s fair. Things you a never Guese about a modern new theater More than fifty Gallons of Buttermilk were used in the decorating Job at the new Center. Just How it was used seems to be the secret of the artists who did the Job. Hut when asked about it they look at the soft Sheen on the Wall finish Ltd smiled. The 011 lid system reproduces i much music Aud dialogue that the human ear will never hear. The average ear can hear up to about 8,000 vibrations or cycles per second. I p to 19,000 will be j re produced at the Center. Why i asked Many have them if they i will never he heard they somehow take care of the a Over i tones and a a undertones which i Concrete i give fullness to music and Dis i i Logue. On the opening program a Irons will see not a single a mov Inge picture instead they will j see about. 172,800 perfectly a a still picture projected in rap id succession on the screen made possible by the ingenious j Little mechanism known As an 1 a intermittent movement on the j projectors. One a ene is projected the film being held still for j an instant then the screen is j totally Blank then another scene All done so que wkly that the i human Eye conceive the Pic Tures As continuous and a moving a a think of the Light concent a j Hon and intensity involved in this a scene or a a Frame in a j film measures about .76 by .8? and would i inches by Means of a series of j to a City j powerful and accurate lenses. A and Altera Strong Light the image it delivered to screen in a creased 60,250 times the Fig j ares being considerably larger than life size. Seats in the Center Sre not from Stock. They were made to a at measurement to fit the doormen Aud usher Here. Left to right Are Cox Ned Bollinger and studio. Of the new t enter theatre Are shown Herman Newell Wallace filing on. I red l. H. Warren �?�? photo by Smiths sloping Thev a floor of thai theater a i wider than no seats in t Heater. Sny other High Point visit us after the show at the Center theatre Fountain we have a Good trained mountaineers soda dispensers a there Are in the City to give you Good service Good drinks and sandwiches made to suit your taste. Zzz monday tuesday a wednesday a St. Louis blues1 Dorothy Lamour Lloyd Noland to. Cecil s drug store 160 South main Street of Nisi Imp its no y about it institution to purpose re in a i it i an in lies Hance Irater As the lives p up th1 in today we join in extending since jts Rood Jedi Djunia to our friends at the new pre Cha then it ii pot Ter of w spa i Pei Public i e Powei vet the p or Trad it t bought or in to of the is pro bal snares i poet Pool of it in. In. Theatre it is indeed a pleasure for us to handle All your dry cleaning and laundry work. Transcending is a place of client leaving its Fine Talon upon the minds and p. Only ii Mould a a com i society. And yet of the great forces the theater is probably the most human. It spare no Effort to create a. Friendly courteous utmost for Rich Man and it welcomes All with of clean wholesome and it strange magic Over the thousands of persons of All positions who accept its invitation. In a world notorious for its Strain its tenseness its nerve cackling worries the moving picture theater stands As a constant Refuge. Troubles and lonesome Ness and heart in he Are checked at the Dor. The world passes through its portals and emerges refreshed Clear eyed Happy. Wide eyed children learn of character of courage of foreign lands and Oiler ways of living of history Aud biography the tired the heart tick. The lonesome Bud escape and Sti dilating companionship Here. New viewpoints new Energy new Hopes Are born daily in tills Busy huh of Community activity. Doctors agree that relaxation is necessary to healthful living. The theater gives relaxation Aud it gives More. It gives the whole world. Night and Day around a District manager High Point steam laundry 228 North Wrenn Street phone 3 3 2 5 Quot we Klean clothes Ulean Quot my Gray Concrete pipe co. Thomasville n. C. Manufacturers Plain and reinforced sewer and Culvert pipe All sizes for All purposes cinder blocks cinder products farm Drain tile furnished the cinder blocks cinder Concrete lintels and miscellaneous cinder Concrete products used in the theatre Roy i. Smart formerly of a High Point now District Amil. Lager of hic North Carolina to i beatles. Iii. Opening attraction a St. Louis blues Quot starring Dorothy Lamour Lloyd Nolan congratulations High Point we share your enthusiasm and Are Happy that we had a part to play in the construction of this Beautiful new theatre. You Are indeed fortunate in having erected for the entertainment of your citizens and visitors the new Center theatre one it it of the finest play houses in the South. To is a worthy addition to the other line buildings which have been erected during the past years. Euan

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