Temples of Illusion: The Golden Age of Theaters in an American City by Roger Brett
Softcover: 309 pages
Publisher: Brett Theatrical; 1976
Condition: Like New, considering age. There is no wear to front or back covers and binding, except for age. Inside, the pages are clean, tight, and not worn.
This magnificent book is a detailed history of downtown area theaters in Providence, Rhode Island from 1871 to 1950. It includes numerous rare photos, as well as a map providing locations of the movie palaces. This extremely rare title is one of the most significant documents ever produced regarding the Golden Age of American movie palaces – a true piece of Americana and nostalgia. A wonderful addition to the book is the original receipt for $14.95 personally initialed by the author.
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