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Collection Scope and Content Notes


This series contains the contracts and receipts from the motion picture studios, film time schedules, hourly ticket reports, examples of tickets and materials related to the tickets themselves, and the box office statements. These records are first arranged alphabetically by motion picture company and then by date. They contain receipts and contracts for the rentals of their films by the Fulton. The time schedules in this series document at exactly what times movies and their opening attractions started and finished for each showing on a particular day. The hourly ticket reports break-up the day by hour and list the amount sold in each price category. The box office statements that are included in this series are a daily record of a particular film title at the Fulton. They list the date, day of the week, title, how many matinee and evening tickets were sold, how many were adult tickets and how many were children. Also, on the statement is the weather and sometimes films that were playing at other theaters in the area.


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