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— THOUSANDS OF EXHIBITORS '^'otect the hecii'* vfith RCA SERVICE and there's a reason why: RCA SERVICE is Prompt • Efficient • Courteous RCA Service Company, Inc. A RADIO CORPORATION OF AMERICA SUBSIDIARY CAMDEN, NEW JERSEY UnSURPflSSED UflLUES! UniVERSHL CHfllR L IDEAL 32 ALL-STEEL MODELS Conventional or Slide-Back type which, with smooth, effortless retraction, gives 100% more passing space and eliminates the necessity of standing. LUXURIOUS COMFORT BEAUTIFUL STYLING Full length back panel eliminates pinching hazards. No protruding parts to snag clothes. The Most Serviceable Chair Made For maximum service, more even usage, seat cushions are easily removable for relocating without the use of tools. Free planning service. GET THE EXTRA MONEY The following concems have recently filed copies of interesting descriptive literature with the Modern Theatre Injormation Bureau. Readers who wish copies may obtain them promptly by using the Readers' Bureau postcard in this issue of The Modern Theatre. L-1534 Arrow Development Co., Inc. has released its latest illustrated folder on merry-go-rounds. Three such rides are available, plus auto, airplane and miniature train rides. Specifications as to capacity, construction, drive, lighting and dimensions are also given. A single sheet is in included with FOB prices. L-1535—A FOUR-PAGE technical bulletin describing its expanded line of Series 23 gas-fired unit heaters has been issued by United States Air Conditioning Corp. A complete and newly designed line of blower heaters, approved for use with ductwork, is also featured. Included in the booklet are capacity tables and roughing in dimensions for the complete unit heater line. L-1536 Dawo Corp, has issued two illus' trated folders. One contains facts and figures on ramp and directional signs for drive-ins, and the other contains data on Dawo's in-car speakers. A complete price list also is included. L-1537 An eight-pace bulletin on retractile cords for general communication and power applications, particularly in drive-in theatres, now is available from Koiled Kords, Inc. The bulletin explains how the cords are made, where they are used and the specific features which make their use advantageous. Also included are photos of actual applications of cords. L-1538—A QUICK reference index maintenance painting guide in the form of a fourpage folder is available to theatre owners and managers through Wilbur & Williams Co. Information such as painting of metal for rust control, painting without odor, protecting concrete floors and walls, and protection against chemicals and corrosion is included. How to cut maintenance costs through the use of paint coatings designed for the purpose also is clearly outlined. L-1539—PoBLOCKi & Sons Co. has released a six-page bulletin giving specifications for display, poster cases and bulletin boards. In addition to the three standard extruded aluminated aluminum models, Poblocki manufactures custom-built display cases of stainless steel and bronze in any shape or design to fit any conditions. Detailed diagrams on five cases are given in the release by the company. 50 L-1540 The DeVry Corp. has released an illustrated, 24-page product catalog on projection and sound equipment. Twentytwo separate items for indoor and drive-in theatres are covered. Operational data and specifications also are included in this handy guide. The MODERN THEATRE SECTION

L about PEOPLE/ and PRODUCT Joe Frey, Texas representative for Angelica Uniform Co., has been promoted to the new post of field sales supervisor for the entire state. Assisting F^'ey are new repre sentatives Charles G. Scherer and W. E. Goematn. Scherer will cover the Joe Frey northern half of the state and Goeman will cover the southern part. Prey has been associated with Angelica for 15 years. Wenzel Projector Co. has announced the appointment of Cinemex of Mexico City and Guadalajara as exclusive distributor in Mexico of the Wenzel Ace Pro-4 projector mechanism and the WSH-3 sound head. A. & M. Karagheusian, Inc., manufacturer of Gulistan carpets, has moved its Philadelphia sales office from the Public Ledger building to lai-ger quarters at 2006 Chestnut St. Rudy Grofsick is branch manager. Upon the retirement December 1, 1952. of Edward Strauss, midwestern divisional manager for A. & M. Karagheusian, Inc., Ray Dunn, Chicago branch manager for the company, took control of the entire Chicago territory. Kollmorge:n Optical Corp. has closed its Brooklyn plant, but at the same tame opened a sales staff office at 30 Church St., New York. J. A. Fetherston is sales manager of the new office. David E. Peinberg has been named general manager of United States Air Conditioning Corp. to succeed his father, A. A. Peinberg, who died October 7. David Peinberg has served as vice-president of the firm since May David f. Feinberg 1951, and has been associated with the corporation since 1940, except for a threeyear period in the armed forces. Formation of the new Corrulux division of Libbey-Owens-Pord Glass Co., based upon the acquisition of all the properties and assets of the Corrulux Corp., was jointly announced by John D. Biggers, president of LOP, and Joseph S. Finger, president and founder of Corrulux Corp. This will be the fourth separate division of Libbey-Owens-Ford and will be under the general executive direction of G. P. Mac- Nichol jr., vice-president, and headed by Finger as general manager. General Sales Man.^cer Paul D. Japp of Pittsburgh Corning Corp. has announced the opening of a district sales office in Kansas City. Howard G. Jones has been appointed district manager of the new office, located in room 205, Fairfax building. Jones was formerly a field representative for the company in southern Illinois, Kansas and Missouri. Robert M. Coulter has joined Textileather Corp. as product design manager, and will devote full time to styling and designing TextUeather's products, according to Jules D. Lippmann, president. Knute Peterson Knute Peterson was recently promoted to vice-president in charge of manufacturing for Radiant Corp., manufacturers of projection screens and photographic accessories. Peterson was formerly associated with BeU and Howell. RCA will distribute to film studios the film-splicing equipment produced by F>i-estoseal Manufacturing Corp., according to a joint announcement issued by the two firms. The equipment is designed to splice all types of safety and magnetic film with a butt-weld end-to-end splice, and without any overlap of film, loss of frame, or any audible effect on the sound track. The appointment of A. I. Holmes as manager of Foamglas building insulation sales has been announced by Paul D. Japp, general sales manager of Pittsburgh Corning Corp. Holmes will direct all phases of the company's Foamglas sales for use in roof, wall and floors of normal temperature buildings, and in prefabricated sandwich panels. He has been associated with the company since 1940. Charles K. Flint, who retired from active service as an Eastman Kodak Co. vicepresident and general manager of the company's Kodak Park Works, has been succeeded by Ivar N. Hultman, company vicepresident and assistant general manager at Kodak Park. Louis B. Goldberg, one of the founders of Goldberg Bros., Denver, Colo., died recently. Nylonized Boltaflex, the tough new backed plastic upholstei-y. was recently added to the line of furniture fabrics distributed by Shelton Looms Distributing Corp. The announcement was made by Val Harper, upholstery sales manager of the corporation. Harper pointed out that the material has a non-woven backing, therefore, there are no lines of warp and weave to show through the plastics. YOUR PATRONS SEE THE DIFFERENCE REPLACE YOUR OLD SCREEN WITH A NEW VINYL SUPER-LITE SCREEN Gef clearer brighter pictures and SAVE current-carbon costs. Moderotely priced. Ask your dealer for a comparison test sample IMPROVEMENT PAYS VOCALITE SCREEN CORP. Roosevelt, N. Y., U.S.A. For YOUR BOXOFFICE Engiovad by our ttXCluMT* proceii on lucite to your apMciiicalioDi. LAMOUTE ILLUMINATED PRICE ADMISSION SIGNS Our enlarged plant facilities aiiure OVERNIGHT service from coast to coost Plastic Signs Engiavad lor ths Entire Theati* Send lor Folder 'Pat pend Edgar S. Bowman 662 Sixth Avenue New York 10. N. Y. The Best Chair Buy IN OUR 26 YEARS! 924 STREAMLINED HEYWOOD-WAKEFIELD LATE TYPE Theatre Chairs 7-ply veneer back, springedge cushions with metal bottoms, leatherette on seat face and sewn mohair sides, gracefully curved solid steel standards. EXCELLENT CONDITION Only $5.95 SOS. CINEMA SUPPLY CORP. 602 W. 52nd St., More profit for YOU N.Y.C DRINK DISPENSERS ANDERSON a, WAGNER, INC. Us Ange BOXOFFICE January 3, 1953 51