Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on July 3, 1942 · Page 4
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 4

Oakland, California
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Friday, July 3, 1942
Page 4
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OAKLAND TRIBUNE, FRIDAY, JULY , 1942 NEW FOX NEWS THEATER OPENS HERE TONIGHT AT 7 O'CLOCK ATTRACTIVE EXTERIOR OF FILM PALACE Latest Design in Projection Added Feature ot Movie House Winter to Be Guest Star COMMENTATOR Theater to Be Ultra-Modern . ' , Th projection, tha most important . Item of all, In the Fox News Thea-m ;tarC'-Uth and Broadway, which pen tonight, is of the very latest design. While this new theater is mull, it has a very spacious pro- ' Jeotion room, Installed in it is the jnoet snodern and up-to-date equip-,,.ment on the American market ;vv' Jlany of the features have Just been - developed and this" theater is one of be first to have this installation. Projection is of the ultra-perfected t i.v Rock Steady" type using the new combination shutters, eliminating glare due to the extreme black and white that appears in every subject nan - pj-e projection machines are of the latest scientific design and the aearest thing to third dimension ' yet perfected, and the smoothness of the brilliant light adds to the patron's enjoyment The screen, too, is the last word, being the new Walker dull-eye strain surface, which eliminates glare. This particular phase and ohe of th Inost vitaj departments of the theater, was given more than ordinary installation service by Elmer C. Hanks, who is in charge of all maintenance and construction of Fox West Coast theaters in Northern California. Selection of the projectionists was with the utmost care, and through the co-operation ot Motion Picture Operators, Local 169, and its business agent, Al Daul. The following personnel have betel selected: FJoyd Baker, Irwin JBishop and Arthur Cavanaugh. I NEW HOUSE HAS OWN RADIO STUDIO ' The Fox News Theater, located at 19th and Broadway, and opening at T o'clock tonight win have its own Intimate broadcasting studio situated in the downstairs lounge. ' From Iter will be broadcast vital Mwi programs, topics of the day. Arrangements have been concluded with KQW, Columbia Broadcasting System's Northern California outlet Milch will connect the facilities of the fox News' Theater's studio with that of. the Station for many important toast to coast or coast- wide broadcasts. This studio is completely sound proof and equipped with every modern facility necessary for peri feet performance via a direct transmitter to the main studio. Ornatlonal News teletype scrv-as also been installed and which provides instant news coverage from all corners of the world fnr the rnnvenienrp nf natrons whr wish to keep up with the doings' of this busy world at war, aa well as local happenings of interest. .i ' j-K?r y f. Zm 'n 'm ro W V' fWX This la the attractive exterior of the new Fox Newi Theater, on Broadway at 19th Street which opens tonight at 7 o'clock. A special program and broadcast will be offered the public. William Winter, noted news ana lyst will be the star guest at the grand opening of the Fox News Theater, Broadway at 19th Street, tonight. This program will be broadcast at 7:45 p.m. from the new studio lo cated in the spacious lounge of the theater. Also attending the event will be some of the famous news- reel cameramen who are covering the war fronts today. William Winter will interview these men for the highlights of their thrilling and dangerous job. This broadcast will be open to the patrons attending the opening, and there will be a large group of other celebrities. Decorations Are Unusual in Style The decorations of the Fox News Theater, which nneni tnniehl t 7 o'clock, is very unusual. While it nas tne reeling of rococo or baroque character of decorating, it is the modern American version of the combination of the two, which is extremely pleasing, with graceful lines and shadings, yet not distracting from the beauty of the sur-ifund ngs. It might well be worth the time of an art critic to spend 15 minutes looking over the designs and color combinations and the thought given H V e' . ; M f lm mm in nft:nrti'. William Winter, news commentator for CB.&, will make a personal appearance at the opening- of the Fox News Theater here this evening. to the various nooks and corners of the theater. The colors separately are unique and their blending vivid. The design of decorating was exe cuted by William Chavalas with his partner, Matteo Santocono. Many features and appointments are to be found in the Fox News Theater opening tonisht. The latest type of down draft ventilation is installed. Tnis innovation has proven itself to be the last word in comfort as it eliminates drafts, discharges bad air from the front lounge, removing smoke ordinarily discomforting to patrons due to ordinary methods of up-draft system of ventilation. The air is washed and filtered before entering the theater and is so controlled as to change the entire capacity of air in the auditorium every minute. The architectural design of the theater was created by S. Charles Lee, outstanding theatrical architect, who has contributed to such well known amusement master pieces as the ultra-modern San Carlos Theater and the Academy The ater in Inglewood. The lounges are the last word in convenience and luxury, with every known type of feature installed for comfort and relaxing while waiting for friends or a change in screen programs. The magic drinking fountain i operated by an "electric eye" which eliminates manual operation. Stage drapes and title curtains are of the latest design, which s-swm pleasant aomjundingi. ! : at 7 P.1 nil LsiJrMX P' ms Congratulate N e Firm. C" Pox N"".". Oaklan mbln." -yiM."WH Uvlg.ton. 0n "r v gin - '.MX 4,teat - -. .'.rvafRTSO (:?. a . ' st- . n 2Zz awiegS M.., . '"vu" Ik V3 The,. "eaunru' 0"d Disfincfive Ntwi R.il "eofre . . . Constructed Especially for n; "9 News Reel Patrons Krff V ' Dlscrm,"- Sound . . . Perfect En'fi; S'n " ' ' Perfec um. V CCT tnfTainment p..f.i: V.. x Etave"1 BW , irTt CO v,.nrir" . j vtf-C.ls .' VeTllLS CO. n,k,na oeM- -'TURtTtRVlCt CO. 7-I Hueet s - ' - ca0YCO. eiiu "w , WAVING ft v V.Ia SCOOP! 1 PEUSO! TONITE ! CBS'i Noted News Analyat WM. WINTER ( Courttty General Cigar Co. ) IV ADDITION: Famous New Reel Cameramen Covering the War Front Today and Many MORE CELEBRITIES! fit 90 MIHUTES OF p THRILLS EWTERTAUmiEMT ANY SEAT ANY TIME it JWWIORS AND SERVICE MEN ptu tax CHILDREN Visit the Finest Theatre Broadcasting Studio! . Located in Our Spacious Downstairs Lounge . with Coast to Coast Broadcasting Facilities! EASTBAY HEADQUARTERS of KiftW ..... ..-..-u- m 1111 1 yp

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