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1. A Kansas City Architect: The Boller Brothers A Kansas City Architect: The Boller Brothers May-June 1982 Biographical article about the "Kansas City architectural firm (variously known as Carl Boller and Brother or the Boller Brothers)," "composed of brothers Carl and Robert Boller, natives of St. Joseph,...

2. How the Movies Were Born How the Movies Were Born June, 2005 Article describes the earliest "multi-plex" movie theater in Kansas City--Durwood One and Durwood Two at Ward Parkway Center. The theaters, brainchild of Stan Durwood (who owned the downtown Roxy and other...

3. July 10 and 11 Benefit: Englewood Theatre Gala for JCHS July 10 and 11 Benefit: Englewood Theatre Gala for JCHS Summer//1999 The "last area indoor theatre built and designed in the Golden Age of theatres" in 1949, reopened in 1999 as "the permanent home for classic motion picture presentations. ..on the largest screen in the...

4. Kansas City's Classic Theatres--The Isis Kansas City's Classic Theatres--The Isis August-September//1996 Photo and article about the Isis Theater, built around 1919 as "the regional exhibition arm of Fox Studios" at 31st and Troost Avenues. Damaged by a 1920s fire and used as a movie theater until closed...

5. Kansas City's Classic Theatres--The Plaza Kansas City's Classic Theatres--The Plaza May-June//1997 Article with history and photo of the Plaza Theater at 4701 Wyandotte Street, built in 1929 and converted to a "triplex" in the 1990s.

6. Kansas City's Classic Theatres: The Brookside Kansas City's Classic Theatres: The Brookside July//1998 Article with history and photo of the Brookside Theatre at 6345 Brookside Plaza, built in 1927 and burned down in 1978 and demolished in 1979.

7. Loew's Midland: Fifty Years of Elegance in Kansas City Loew's Midland: Fifty Years of Elegance in Kansas City October//1977 History of Loew's Midland Theater, built in 1927 at 12th and Baltimore Avenues, originally a silent movie theater as well as a live entertainment venue, nominated for the National Register for its preservation,...

8. Mass Commercial Amusements in Kansas City before World War I Mass Commercial Amusements in Kansas City before World War I April//1981 Comprehensive article exploring the urban cultural aspect of popular entertainment in Kansas City, rather than the more commonly studied aspect of high culture entertainment. Description and photos of...

9. Postscript--Up from Swingsets: The Evolution of the Drive-In Postscript--Up from Swingsets: The Evolution of the Drive-In August//1981 Photo and article about the history of drive-in movie theaters in Kansas City, "considered one of the top drive-in cities in the country." Construction of local outdoor theaters mostly "in the years immediately...

10. Show Business Is No Business: Movie Maniac Show Business Is No Business: Movie Maniac May//1990 Biographical article about Wade Williams, "a 47-year-old Kansas City native" and "the area's pre-eminent film producer." Owner of "the largest library of science fiction shows" from the 1940s-1960s, producer...

11. The First Municipal Motion Pictures Ever Made The First Municipal Motion Pictures Ever Made May//1913 Article about publicity motion pictures of Kansas City for prospective businesses to view before locating in the city, called the first of their kind and filmed by C. W. Hutton "the photographer for the...

12. The Last Picture Show: A Kansas city Magazine Photo Essay The Last Picture Show: A Kansas city Magazine Photo Essay August//1996 Photographs mainly of drive-in theater signs. The theaters are located in Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri.

13. The Return of Glory to the Midland The Return of Glory to the Midland Second Quarter, 1982 Article features the return of the 1927 silent film masterpiece of Abel Gance, Napoleon, which was shown at the restored Midland Theater.

14. The Uptown Theatre The Uptown Theatre Fourth Quarter, 1987 Article features the Uptown Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri, and includes several photographs of the interior and exterior of the theater. Some of the unusual features of the building are highlighted....

15. Westside--Alternative Theaters Play to Kansas City's Offbeat Film Buffs Westside--Alternative Theaters Play to Kansas City's Offbeat Film Buffs February//1982 Article about the movie theater on Troost Avenue showing only "vintage, offbeat and independent films."