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in Presidential Palace Kaunas was used as a movie theater during the Soviet rule of Lithuania?
was once described as "the best Capitol Theatre in Melbourne cinema that was ever built or is ever likely to be built"?
also served as a Manila Grand Opera House theater, residence, cinema and nightclub before its original building was demolished and re-constructed as a hotel?
Megaria (pictured), a historic movie theater in Jakarta, Indonesia, is the city's largest remaining Art Deco building?
the congregation of
St. Luke's Episcopal Church (pictured) in Katonah, New York, met in a warehouse and movie theater before the church was built?
Malayalam movie was the first Moonnamathoral high-definition film to be digitally distributed to theatres via satellite?
in Parkmill Gower, South Wales, is now the home of La Charrette, the smallest cinema in Wales (pictured)?
is the last remaining single-screen Dream Cinema movie theater in Seoul, Korea?
, which organizes Film & Kino municipal-owned cinemas in Norway, also co-organizes the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund?
came to prominence in 1929 after 3,000 demonstrated following speeches in a Jean Ralaimongo cinema in Madagascar?
, whose family's poverty forced him to give up on schooling and go to work at age nine, became the owner of the largest chain of Marcus Loew movie theaters in the United States and the founder of MGM Studios?
Japanese producer Genjiro Arato exhibited his 1980 film across Zigeunerweisen Japan in a specially-built inflatable mobile dome after exhibitors refused to screen it, and the film went on to win 4 Japanese Academy Awards?
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Question 1: In the 1980s the introduction of ________ cassettes made possible video-salons, small rooms where visitors viewed the film on a large TV.
Question 2: Sometimes movie theaters provide digital projection of a live ________ of an opera, concert, or other performance or event.
Question 3: Admission to a movie may also be restricted by a ________.
Question 5: Drive-in movie theatres are mainly found in the ________, where they were especially popular in the 1950s and 1960s.
Question 6: However, the introduction of the low-cost ________ video system for home televisions has decommissioned many porno cinemas as well as many 'second-run' theatres.
Question 7: Outside of ________, most English-speaking countries use the term cinema (pronounced /ˈsɪnɨmə/, but formerly spelt "kinema" and pronounced /ˈkɪnɨmə/).
Question 8: Films are sometimes also shown on trains, such as the ________.
Question 10: These forms morphed into a unique architectural genre—the —a unique and extreme architectural genre which boasted a luxurious design, a giant screen, and, beginning in 1953, ________ stereophonic sound.