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Neon Theatre

 Organization

Administrative History

Neon Theatre was a movie theater in Dayton, Ohio where John Harvey and Larry Smith brought back Cinerama for a short time.

A special theater was constructed for the Cinerama with the work done mostly by Larry Smith and John Harvey. Larry Smith, the co-owner and former manager of Neon Theatre, convinced John Harvey to bring his collection of Cinerama back to the public for a month. The project was such a success that it was extended to almost four years.

Citation

Neon Theatre, via WWW, July 19, 2017

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Audio and stock footage from various Cinerama films, 1958-2008

 Series — Carton: 7
Identifier: MSS 8924 Series 7
Scope and Contents Tapes containing stock footage, interviews, and sound tracks from various Cinerama films. Materials undated.
Dates: 1958-2008

Digital beta master recordings from Cinerama Adventure, 1958-2008

 Series — Carton: 8
Identifier: MSS 8924 Series 8
Scope and Contents Master tapes containing different versions of Cinerama Adventure. Materials undated.
Dates: 1958-2008

Hi-definition master recordings from Cinerama Adventure, 1958-2008

 Series — Carton: 9
Identifier: MSS 8924 Series 9
Scope and Contents High-definition master recordings of various films incuding Star Wars and Indiana Jones. Materials undated.
Dates: 1958-2008

Interviews and stills on Cinemiracle Windjammer and Cinerama advertising, 1958-2008

 Series — Carton: 4
Identifier: MSS 8924 Series 4
Scope and Contents 32 tapes containing interviews, stills, and research by Strohmaier for Cinerama Adventure. Materials undated.
Dates: 1958-2008

Interviews and stills on Neon Theatre, How the West was Won, and editing Cinerama, 1958-2008

 Series — Carton: 1
Identifier: MSS 8924 Series 1
Scope and Contents 39 camera rolls, including interviews, stills, and research on Cinerama by Strohmaier for his film Cinerama Adventure. Materials undated.
Dates: 1958-2008

Interviews and stills on Oyster Bay, Paul Mantz, and editing Cinerama, 1958-2008

 Series — Carton: 2
Identifier: MSS 8924 Series 2
Scope and Contents 36 tapes containing interviews, stills, and research by Strohmaier for his work on Cinerama Adventure. Materials undated.
Dates: 1958-2008

Interviews and stills on stunts and Cinerama editing and filming, 1958-2008

 Series — Carton: 3
Identifier: MSS 8924 Series 3
Scope and Contents 40 tapes containing interviews, stills, and research by Strohmaier for Cinerama Adventure. Materials undated.
Dates: 1958-2008

Materials on smileboxing, Seven Wonders of the World, Cinerama Adventure, and Cinerama shorts., 1958-2008

 Series — Carton: 5
Identifier: MSS 8924 Series 5
Scope and Contents Travelogues and stock footage of Cinerama shorts and the making of Cinerama Adventure. Materials undated.
Dates: 1958-2008

Stock footage and materials from various Cinerama films, 1958-2008

 Series — Carton: 6
Identifier: MSS 8924 Series 6
Scope and Contents Tapes containing footage of various films and interiviews, as well as materials related to the University of California, Los Angeles. Materials undated.
Dates: 1958-2008

David Strohmaier collection on Cinerama

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 8924
Scope and Contents Collection of files, photographs, VHS and beta tapes, souvenirs and publicity material relating to the movie presentation system Cinerama. Tapes contain interviews with people involved with various Cinerama movies. Dated approximately 1950-2010. Bulk 1950-1965.
Dates: approximately 1950-2010; Majority of material found within Bulk 1950-1965