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Memoirs of a Movie Palace

USA, 1979 (MIFF 1980, Programme 29)

Director: Christian Blackwood

"Memoirs of a Movie Palace" looks at the Loew's Kings Theatre in New York, a huge, ornate structure which opened its doors in 1929. "Memoirs' evokes the aura of the building in its heyday and explores the meaning of movie-palace architecture to both the film industry and the movie-going public.

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