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Capitol new stage


1927 SEXTON Clark fire curt detail
1927 LEACROFT Ziegfeld Theatre with its odd US lift-- Clark



1927 03 27 ROXY  Clark

1927 SEXTON Roxy


1927 ROXY BOOK notes

Roxy 14" deep traveling horns on US of pix sheet

Roxy cluttered wing, BEST REMAINING SEATS


 1927 NVH Book Zeigfeld


1928 01 21 EX HER


1928 WARNER'S HOLLYWOOD  Armstrong-Power T-track BILL COUNTER
   Magnascope picture sheet masking motor assembly, possibly Peter Clark

Floor plan of WH, stage in corner

Possibly AUTOMATIC STAGE APPLIANCE CO (Partington) orchestra pit motor assembly

WH pit lift arrangement similar to much later hydraulic pit lifts, no visible tracks, separated by 2-1/2 foot wide platform from stage wall, with stair access, usable only with pit at PICTURE elevation

Looking toward stage left, upstage side of lift shown BILL COUNTER


1928 Armstrong-Powers mot pix news


1928 01 25 SEATTLE


1928 02 28

1928 04 07 Stage lifts by "Gallagher"

1929 04 07 ASTOR THEATRE Clark --Picture sheet travels DS !!!


1928 05 05  Partington


1928 05 12 PORTLAND flying stages



PORTAND CTD, credit given to Automatic Stage Appliance Co (Partington)

1928 05 19 Page organ lift

1928 07 07 Peter Clark's recent credits


1928 08 04 DETROIT FOX.  All five super Foxes had two stage lifts, Movietone lift, pit lift, organ lift and act (piano) lift

1928 09 01 Nice Vallen ad


1928 11 01 Partington flying stage show hits NYC -- at a Clark house!


1928 12 22 typical non-Clark rolling horn tower
1928 PROVIDENCE LOEW'S STATE (Clark) showing size of typical picture sheet 1915-1953


1929 02 16 Clark Keith Orpheum credits


1929 04 13 first ad by Clark "competitor"-- their catalog posted on my site


1929 05 11 Western Electric ad


1929 06 22 Curtis organ lift

1929 09 29 GAIETY THEATRE Fox introduce Grandeur (70MM)


1929 12 05 ATLANTA FOX (Clark)



ATL FOX PIX:


ACT LIFT BRAKE (ASBESTOS)


LIMIT


Act lift motor



Act lift

Magnascope pix sheet  frame, side light towers


Metropolitan Opera drop holder (Clancy)








Typical Clark lift controller



TRACKS FOR PIT LIFTS SHOWN

ORGAN LIFT motor and limit switch box





ATL FOX STAGE PLANS prepared by Gary Motter for me-- would look good in your book


FOX CTD





Typical sliding taildown chain, one for each pickup line




MOVIETONE LIFT 1930 ARCH RECORD


1929 07 23 RIVOLI (NOT TIVOLI) 56MM TELLS PIX SHEET SIZES


1929 BROOKLYN KINGS (Clark) shows lifts, horn track BEST REMAINING SEATS


1930 02 14 FOX GRANDEUR 70MM debuts at ROXY Pix sheet size

1930 03 01 Crash put kibosh on GRANDEUR-- orig FOX sheet frame was G, new sheet G, but 70MM machines never installed


1930 10 25 Clark jobs


Otterbein mentioned

1930 MAY Arch Record Clark drawing
1930 Clark's floating globe NYC Daily News Bldg (still extant)


1931 04 11 QUEENS NY LOEW'S TRIBORO (Clark) revolving organ lift

1931 0829 OTIS LIFT

DITTO


1931 09 24 EARL CARROLL (Clark)



Closer view of EARL CARROL thryratron dimmer rack, very similar to GE RCMH


1931 EARL CARROLL NVH BOOK


1931 CONNECTICUT TAFT SCHOOL (Clark wire guide)



Vallen traveler track


TAFT also used VALLEN tracks, makes me think they were a Clark SUB

1931 WALDORF-ASTORIA GRAND BALLROOM Clark "patron" drawings






1932 Radio City Music Hall (RCMH)

Rock Center, CENTER THEATRE built as RKO ROXY (left), RCMH, right

CENTER THEATRE same stage layout, worm-gear instead of hydraulic; Westinghouse instead of GE preset light board






CENTER THEATRE



CENTER THEATRE booth





RCMH and CENTER with Peter Clark credited

RCMH  3 ton contour curtain on 13 motors BURRIS

RCMH BURRIS

DITTO

CUTAWAY DRAWING RCMH SOUVENIR BOOK 1968

OKRENT BOOK PETER CLARK AND RCMH MODEL

ASME site RCMH PETER CLARK

ELEVATOR MUSEUM SITE 19th century German reference to hydraulic stage lifts and electro-mechanical locking bars

RCMH PLAN AND SECTION IZENHOUR BOOK


RCMH ORIGINAL PIX SHEET SIZE


1932 BRUCKNER MITCHELL LAKAMAZOO MICH CIVIC AUD


DETAIL OF ABOVE LIGHT BRIDGE

TYPICAL WESTERN ELECTRIC (ERPI) STAGE AND MONITOR HORN

1932 ATLANTA LOEW'S GRAND STAGE HORNS mounted on back wall

1933 01 11 PARTINGTON SUES PETER CLARK RE RCMH "FLYING STAGES"

CENTER THEATRE

CENTER THEATRE DETAILS

CENTER AUDIO SYSTEM -- PA


Further drawings and section of Center Theatre are ALSO in Vasconcellos catalog

CENTER THEATRE SHOWING (typical pre-1953) Picture Sheet

1934 08 20 NYT Peter Clark obit


1934 08 20 MOT PIX HERALD Clark OBIT

1934 08 21 MOT PIX DAILY Clark obit

1934 08 23 NYT Peter Clark funeral

1934 08 ASME site OBIT Great Neck


Hector McPhee bio, showing direct relationship betwen Peter Clark RCMH lifts and aircraft carrier deck lifts

1938 Clark catalog (ebay) showing aircraft carrier




1939 04 13 NYT Clark sold



1940 12 14

1941 03 15

1942 Vasconcellos (pre-Clark purchase?)

1944 01 26 NYT Jack Partington obit

1944 MOT PIX DAILY Partington obit

1944 Showmen Trade Review

BURRIS Clark lattice track and block

BURRIS No ID-- Clark

ditto

Clark shop demo locking rail BURRIS

1987 05 30 Jack Partington's son dies.


Peter Clark drawings 1994, since destroyed--- courtesy DON HOFFEND JR -- HOFFEND & SONS bought out Vasconcellos CIRCA 1980.