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Ten O'Clock News; Movie theaters


News story about Coolidge Corner Theater Foundation's efforts to save Coolidge Corner Moviehouse from conversion into retail space after sale of property to developer. Conran's at Exeter furniture store was theater owned by same developer and converted into retail space. Reporter talks about Moviehouse's history and threats to its business including video rental stores and Loews theaters. Richard Fraiman, owner of Capitol Theatre in Arlington, argues for relevance of neighborhood theaters. Shots of Capitol Theatre renovation. shots of Coolidge Corner Theater's art deco interior design. Following edited story are b-roll shots of Conran's at Exeter exterior, Coolidge Corner Moviehouse marquee; interior detail shots of art deco design in Coolidge Corner theatre.

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Ten O'Clock News

Movie theaters

Series Description

NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.

(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976



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Broadcast program

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Motion pictures
Brookline (Mass.)
Arlington (Mass.)
News Report
Jones, Marcus (Reporter)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Movie theaters,” 09/01/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 19, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D3117051FC70434BBD103F810B42A65B.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Movie theaters.” 09/01/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 19, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D3117051FC70434BBD103F810B42A65B>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Movie theaters. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D3117051FC70434BBD103F810B42A65B
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