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'''Cecil McGlohon''' was the manager of [[Alabama Theatre]] from about 1958 until at least 1965. During his tenure, a new marquee with neon lighting was erected on Third Avenue, replacing the 1927 marquee and its screw-in lightbulbs. McGlohon presided over the May 1965 launch of [[Cinema Unlimited]], a monthly foreign film series at the Alabama.
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'''Cecil McGlohon''' was the manager of [[Alabama Theatre]] from about 1958 until at least 1965. During his tenure, a new marquee with neon lighting was erected on Third Avenue, replacing the 1927 marquee and its screw-in lightbulbs.  
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In 1964, McGlohon worked to ensure that the Alabama was one of only 1,000 theatres in the U.S. to host a screening of "Hamlet" with Richard Burton in the title role. The production was filmed at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre in New York, then simulcast through a process called
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Electronovision Theatrofilm.
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McGlohon also presided over the May 1965 launch of [[Cinema Unlimited]], a monthly foreign film series at the Alabama.
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Revision as of 00:32, 6 January 2019

Cecil McGlohon was the manager of Alabama Theatre from about 1958 until at least 1965. During his tenure, a new marquee with neon lighting was erected on Third Avenue, replacing the 1927 marquee and its screw-in lightbulbs.

In 1964, McGlohon worked to ensure that the Alabama was one of only 1,000 theatres in the U.S. to host a screening of "Hamlet" with Richard Burton in the title role. The production was filmed at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre in New York, then simulcast through a process called Electronovision Theatrofilm.

McGlohon also presided over the May 1965 launch of Cinema Unlimited, a monthly foreign film series at the Alabama.


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