Spring Print Sale

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Loew’s Palace Theatre Bridgeport, CT

It’s time for another round of the “From the balcony” Print sale. The following prints will be $25 dollars off from now until April 30th. If you buy all 5 you’ll receive an additional discount!

Prints are available in editions of five in the following sizes:

The available sizes are:

8″x10″ – $25.00

12″x18″ – $50.00

16″x24″ – $75.00

In addition all the images on the Prints page will be 50% off until April 30.

Images are printed on Kodak Professional Endura Supra paper.

Please e-mail me if interested. Payment is accepted via Paypal, Amazon Payments or credit card. Prints are shipped via USPS or FedEx.

Grand Theatre Steubenville, OH
Grand Theatre Steubenville, OH
“The Eastown was the best audience in the world. And I’m not saying that just because you’re writing it down. Any other city, people went home from work to put on their Levis and black leather jackets for a concert. In Detroit they came from work like that. The Eastown — those were pure rock ’n’ roll times.” - Alice Cooper, The Detroit Free Press
Eastown Theatre Detroit, MI
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National Theatre Detroit, MI
Uptown Theatre Racine, WI
Uptown Theatre Racine, WI
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Eastown Theatre

The Eastown is one of the 22 theaters in my new book “After the Final Curtain: The Fall of the American Movie Theater.” Find out more here.

View of the auditorium from the balcony.
View of the auditorium from the balcony.

The Eastown Theatre opened on October 1, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan. It was built by the architectural firm of V.J. Waiver and Company for the Wisper and Westman Theatre chain. Designed in a Baroque architectural style, the 2,500 seat theater was built for motion pictures and did not have live performances until much later. Most movie palace openings were a grand event, and the Eastown was no exception. Newspaper ads proclaimed the opening to be, “the most glorious event in the history of east Detroit.” The opening film was Clark Gable’s first starring role “Sporting Blood.”

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