Description: News story about Coolidge Corner Theater Foundation's efforts to save Coolidge Corner Moviehouse from conversion into retail space after sale of property to developer. Conran's at Exeter furniture store was theater owned by same developer and converted into retail space. Reporter talks about Moviehouse's history and threats to its business including video rental stores and Loews theaters. Richard Fraiman, owner of Capitol Theatre in Arlington, argues for relevance of neighborhood theaters. Shots of Capitol Theatre renovation. shots of Coolidge Corner Theater's art deco interior design. Following edited story are b-roll shots of Conran's at Exeter exterior, Coolidge Corner Moviehouse marquee; interior detail shots of art deco design in Coolidge Corner theatre.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 09/01/1989