US 1189799 A
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P. M. ERICKSON. MOTION PICTURE THEATER.
APPLICATION man 001.5. 1915.
Patented July 4., 1916.
. ings, Figure I shows a p PHILIP MOBBISERICKSON, OF BROKLYN, NEW YORK.
Specication ci. L'etters Patent.
p Patented July 4, 1916.
Application mea october s, 1915. serial m. 54,292.
To all whom z't may concern:
Be it known that I, PHiLrP MORRIS ERICKSON, a citizen of the United States, residing at the borough of Brooklyn, in the county of Kings and State of New York,
fulness o such theaters by an' arrangement` to accommodate, practicably, a larger number of persons which may view the pictures at' a sitting.
In the accompanying diagrammatic' drawan of a? theater embodying my invention. Such a theater consistsl of theseating section A and the seating section B, openin out from the lobby C. Dis an entrance oor tothe lobby C. Pictures from the picture-projecting machine, conveniently located as at P, are projected upon the surface of S, which'isa picture screen constructed' of any translucent material as, for instance, of translucent glass. The translucent screen S, interposed between the seating section A and the seating section- B, is viewable from any of the seats for persons, as at E, E, which face it and motion-pictures projected thereupon from the picturepro]ecting machine P are visible in both seating sections because of the translucency of the screen S.
Fig. II is a longitudinal section taken on the line K-K in Fig. I.
1. The arrangement, ina motion-picture theater, of two seating sections facing each other having the translucentv picture-screen,
viewable from both sections, mterposed between them. y
2. lIn a motion-picture theater, a translucent'picture-'screen interposed between two seating sections andA viewable 'from both.
PHILIP MORRIS ERICKSON.