Showmen's Trade Review
November 18, 1944:
"First Time in Theatre History"
"Shape of Things to Come?"
"Election returns via television were a theatre attraction at the B&K Chicago Theatre, Chicago. Above, how the feature was played up in newspaper advertising, and [below] the lobby crowds seeing and hearing the results.
"At television receiver, operating the dail, is A. M. Brolly, chief engineer of B&K Television Station WBKB. Standing at right of receiver is Manager William B. Holden of the Chicago.
While most other theatres were without television facilities, few indeed were those that did not, in one way or another, provide frequent information on election returns. "
He is available for theatre talks and walks in 2015: historical societies, libraries, senior centers, etc.
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