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Re: Monstrous Marquees
« Reply #15 on: October 07, 2012, 11:29:02 AM »
Spectacular stuff, wonder how many of these treasures are still hidden

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Re: Monstrous Marquees
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Re: Monstrous Marquees
« Reply #17 on: October 10, 2012, 07:03:24 AM »
This is one of the coolest threads. :D :D :D
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Re: Monstrous Marquees
« Reply #18 on: March 18, 2014, 06:33:18 AM »


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Re: Monstrous Marquees
« Reply #19 on: March 18, 2014, 08:04:53 AM »
i think the date is wrong? Does this look like the 50's to you? I have doubts.

Looks right to me. The year 1952 would have closely resembled the forties.

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Re: Monstrous Marquees
« Reply #20 on: March 18, 2014, 08:08:57 AM »
This is my new favorite thread and only on pic so far!  Complete coolness

Thread duty (thanks to others):

Those are awesome pics, but you could take your post a whole level higher by labelling at least the location of each if not the year.

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This is one of the coolest threads. :D :D :D

It really does need locations though.

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Re: Monstrous Marquees
« Reply #21 on: March 18, 2014, 08:13:46 AM »
i wish theaters did stuff like that today.

Me I wish we still had downtowns like the ones pictured.

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Walmarts and suburban malls just don't cut it for me.

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Re: Monstrous Marquees
« Reply #22 on: March 20, 2014, 01:37:58 AM »
i think the date is wrong? Does this look like the 50's to you? I have doubts.

I believe this was Universal's last ditch to revive the monster interest.  I thought they double billed them earlier as well.  What's great though is seeing the mash of monster stuff over the years.  Must be a reproduction but still great to see the original Dracula movie poster there.  A really cool photo and a awesome thread.

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Re: Monstrous Marquees
« Reply #23 on: March 20, 2014, 12:03:03 PM »
I can almost smell the popcorn and feel that anticipation right before the movie begins. Love this thread!

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Re: Monstrous Marquees
« Reply #24 on: March 20, 2014, 02:28:22 PM »
Man. I would KILL for a Wayback Machine!
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Re: Monstrous Marquees
« Reply #25 on: March 20, 2014, 03:28:46 PM »
I can almost smell the popcorn and feel that anticipation right before the movie begins.


Here then is a visual aid to help you out in that regard:



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Re: Monstrous Marquees
« Reply #26 on: March 20, 2014, 03:35:58 PM »
Very cool thread ...
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Re: Monstrous Marquees
« Reply #27 on: March 26, 2014, 06:21:40 PM »
Very cool, I have to ask the question though ,is there a possibility of a coffee table book of these. I think it would be an awesome concept starting with the silent years and working it's way thru today , just a thought . I'm wondering whether many of these are in the public domain or from the use of private collectors.
I'm going to go thru it again , I enjoyed it that much, again thanks
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Re: Monstrous Marquees
« Reply #28 on: April 13, 2014, 10:55:27 PM »

Here is the Loews Theater in St. Louis, MO, 1972:

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Re: Monstrous Marquees
« Reply #29 on: April 14, 2014, 08:35:15 AM »
Free Vomit Bag?

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I wonder if those are now valuable collector's items? And would usage have enhanced or reduced their value?

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