Motion Picture Herald (Jan-Feb 1945)

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CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING Ten cents per word, money-order or check with copy. Count initials, box number and address. Minimum insertion, $1. Four insertions, for the price of three. Contract rates on application. No borders or cuts. Forms close Mondays at 5 P. M. Publisher reserves the right to reject any copy. Film and trailer advertising not accepted. Classified advertising not subject to agency commission. Address copy and checks: MOTION PICTURE HERALD, Classified Dept.. Rockefeller Center, New York(20) STUDIO EQUIPMENT FOR SALE: STUDIO LIGHTS, SOUND EDITOR, 16Uam. cameras, I6mm. sound projectors. We buy— accept trade. CAMERA MART, 70 West 45th St., New York City. VARIRAY GALVANOMETER. NOISELESS RECORDiag Stutter for any 16nini. or 35mm. camera, includes optica] system, transformer and blueprints for mounting. V9S.; Compktt* Sound Recording Truclt, worth $15,000, kSLTKain at $7,975; Askania-Debrie type 35mm. Studio Camera, 3 lenses; 6 masazines, motor, gyro tripod; all features, worth $3,000, now $975. Send for listings. S. O. S. CINEMA SUPPLY CORP., New York 18. WANTED TO BUY MOTION PICTURES WANTED, 16-35MM., ANY length. Subject : fashion shows, style trends, modeling scenes, training in feminine grooming, charm make-up, posture, etc. BOX 1820, MOTION PICTURE HERALD. SIGN PAINTING SIGN PAINTING, EASY WAY TO PAINT SIGNS. Use letter patterns. Avoid sloppy work, wasted time. No eaEperience needed for expert work. Free sample. JOHN RAHN, 13S Central Ave., Chicago SI. BUSINESS BOOSTERS BINGO CARDS. DIE CUTS, 1 TO 100 OR 1 TO 75, $2.35 per thousand, $20.00 for 10,000. S. KLOUS, care of MOTION PICTURE HERALD. TRAINING SCHOOLS THEATRE EMPLOYEES: TRAIN FOR BETTER positicm. Learn modem theatre management and adyertisinK. Biir opportunity for trained men. Established since 1927. Write now for free catalog. THEATRE MANAGERS SCHOOL, Elmira, New York. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES MOTION PICTURE THEATRE UNDER CONSTRUCtion. Will seat 600. Unusual opportunity. Can help finan^ Details appointment only. ALBERT L. SKLAR, Attorney, American Bldg., Baltimore, Md. USED EQUIPMENT CLOSING OUT LOUDSPEAKERS, $6.75 UP; ARMY surplus Generators, $95; Simplex rebuilt Rear Shutter Mechanisms, $425; Brandt Coinometers, cashier delivery, OS; side chute, <S5. ; LI Arc Lamps, $75; Stereopticons, 500W, $19.95. Come to New York— make your selection here— enough equipment for 15 theatres. Complete Sound Projection including lenses, lamphouses and soundscreen frwn $875. S. O. S. CINEMA SUPPLY CORP., New York 18. 4000 REBUILT REUPHOLSTERED SOFT BOX S|)cing Cushions, nine springs each, dark green plastic coated leatherette covered, $1.75; with metal bottom board ja. Plastic tnaterial cut to fit any size seat, 50c. Give when ordering. S. O. S. ONEMA SUPPLY CORP., New York 18. 900 REBUILT, REUPHOLSTERED STURDY IRWIN Ouurs, heavy clover loaf panel backs, box spring cushions, $7.30; 565 American Chairs recently reupholstered prewar i|«wlity leatherette heavy panel backs, box spring cushions, VJO: 700 American Chairs three-ply backs and seats, rioonditioned, $4.50. Ask for stock list. & O. S. CINEMA SUPPLY CORP., New York 18. INTERMITTENTS REBUILT — SAVE $$. LISTS — TROUT THEATRE EQUIPMENT, Enid, Okla. POSITIONS WANTED PROJECTIONIST. HAVE WORKED FOR SOUTH Bend and Dayton union locals. Single. Deferred. WILLIAM KEMP, Dover, Ohio. HELP WANTED EXCEPTIONAL POST-WAR OPPORTUNITY FOR reliable man desiring to locate in small Wyoming town. Must have technical knowledge of motion picture equipment and business ability. Comfortable living salary plus liberal participation in the profits of the theatre await the man who qualifies. T. TOMISKA, Guernsey, Wyo. THEATRES LEASE OR JOINTLY OPERATE THEATRE SPACE (800), Manhattan, East Sixties. SUITE 3007, 295 Madison Avenue, New York. INTERESTED IN BUYING OR LEASING A THEAtre in a small New England town. Prefer town with no opposition but will consider others. All details first letter. BOX 1819, MOTION PICTURE HERALD. TO LEASE OR BUY SMALL THEATRE OR THEAtres in medium or small town in West, Mid-West or South. All deals given due consideration. Address communications: BOX 1818, MOTION PICTURE HERALD. FOR SALE: FULLY EQUIPPED THEATRE IN New York state. Long term lease, subsequent run, 1400 seats, uptown house, city of 400,000, all day grind. $20,000 cash required, balance period of seven years. BOX 1817, MOTION PICTURE HERALD. NEW EQUIPMENT AUTOMATIC REGISTERS, 3, 4 AND 5 UNIT, CPA ceiling prices; Soundman's Test Instruments, $28.40; Aluminum Reels, $3.19; Army surplus RCA Public Address Amplifiers, $95; Screen Masking flameproof ed, 89c; Flextone Washable Soundscreens, 3054c sq. ft.; Automatic Curtain Controls, $95.60; 5/16" Curtain Cable, 13c ft.; Jewelled Aisle Lights, $2.97. Winter Bulletin ready. S.O.S. CINEMA SUPPLY CORP., New York 18. BOOKS RICHARDSON'S BLUEBOOK OF PROJECTION. Best seller since 1911. Now io 7th edition. Revised to present last word in Sound Trouble Shooting Charts. Ez> pert information on all phases ol projection and equipment. Special new section on television. Invaluable to beginner and expert. $7.25 postpaid. QUIGLEY BOOKSHOP, 1270 Sixth Avenue, New York 20. MOTION PICTURE SOUND ENGINEERING. A "must" to all those working with sound equipment. Written by top -flight engineering experts of Hollywood studios and research laboratories. Covers all phases of sound engineering and equipment. Readable diagrams; charts, tables, and graphs, $6.50 postpaid. QUIGLEY BOOKSHOP, 1270 Sixth Avenue, New York 20. AIR CONDITIONING, WHETHER YOUR THEAter has 300 or 3,000 seats, this book has all the answers on air conditioning. E/xplains various codes and laws, concerning installation. Common sense charts. Indexed. Covets air conditioning as it relates to all branches of film industry. $4, postpaid. QUIGLEY BOOKSHOP, 1270 Sixth Avenue, New York 20. SOUND-TROUBLE SHOOTING-CHARTS. THE little book, with the blue cover all good operators reach for when trouble starts. Will clear up that "puzzler" on all types of sound equipment in a jiffy. No booth complete without one, $1.00 postpaid. QUIGLEY BOOKSHOP, 1270 Sixth Avenue, New York 20. Daniel Stearns, Veteran of Industry in Cleveland Daniel C. Stearns, Jr., owner and manager of the Willoughby theatre, Willoughby, Ohio, died at his home in Cleveland January 7, following a heart attack. Funeral services were held January 10. Mr. Stearns was an active member of the film industry in Cleveland for 30 years. He started as a head booker for Universal back in the dpvs when Universal was an independent exchange owned by Max Schachtel. He is survived by his wife, one daughter and one son. Vogel^ Industry Veteran^ Dies William M. Vogel, 60, veteran of the indus and pioneer in foreign distribution of Amerii films, died January 13 at his home in Pound Rid N. Y. Burial was h Wednesday from t William H. Clark Fu ral Parlor, Katon N. Y. He entered f o r e i distribution in 1915 representative in A tralia for the old Wc Film and Metro P duction companies, ; in 1917 he contracted I world distribution rigl outside the United St^ and Canada, for F: National's "Million E| lar" Chaplin films. 1 Vogel subsequently i ganized William Vo Distributing Corporatf which handled foreign distribution for Product Distributing Corporation product and for ift pendent producers. In 1925 he organized "i became vice-president and general manager of F|i ducers International Corporation, which opei exchanges in England Aid other leading marl: abroad. In 1929 the company was merged V'ii the Pathe foreign department to become Pal International Corporation. M Mr. Vogel headed V and D Productions, which produced "Honeymoon Lane" for Palmount distribution 1931, and in 1938 he prodUj, "Topa Topa" for Pennant Pictures. William M. Vogel, 1926 Billy Watson, Once Singer And Burlesque Star Billy Watson, 78, singer and Dutch comed who amassed a fortune as owner and star if "Billy Watson's Beef Trust," died at Asby Park, N. J., January 14 of a heart attack, s home was in Belmar, N. J. Born Isaac Levie on New York's lower I ;t Side, he made his debut as an entertainer at e Chatham Square Museum under the name tf Billy Buttons. In 1881 he took the place o a singer, Billy Watson, who was sick, and rri e such a hit that he adopted the name permanerv. In 1905 he owned a Brooklyn theatre, Wats, s Cozy Corner, which he sold to Marcus Loew He created the "Beef Trust" show and ad^ tised that each of his chorus girls weighed nie than 190 pounds. He retired from the stag^n 1925 but returned in 1937. Surviving are tl « daughters, a sister, a brother and a half-sister Edward L Klein, Was Foreign Distributor Funeral services for Edward L. Klein, 57, r| eran film executive who died in New York jJ urday at the Montefiore Hospital followinfS lengthy illness, were held Tuesday at the Ri^;side Memorial Chapel. At the time of his dei.i, Mr. Klein had been eastern member of a mo n picture publication group of Hollywood. In 1.7 he built, owned and operated a number of tl litres and shortly thereafter, he went into fordu distribution with offices in London and Paris, (Jitinuing until 1941, when he returned to New Yi i He was representative of independent Amer| in producers and distributors in the foreign i d for years and was an early president of the A )ciation Motion Picture Advertisers. He also is managing director of World-Wide Pictures, I d. Surviving are his widow, Etta, and his father Harrison Wiseman Harrison G. Wiseman, 67, architect who i signed many New York theatres, died last Fri y at his home in New York. Born in Springfi d, he spent 30 years in New York as an archil t, retiring in 1940 because of illness. His widowiJi adopted daughter, and a brother survive. 66 MOTION PICTURE HERALD. JANUARY 20. 1-5