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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Lichtburg (fortress of light or light castle) has been a popular name for cinemas in Germany. Those in Berlin, Essen and D sseldorf have been particularly famous; the Lichtburg in Oberhausen is the site of the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, and Quernheim is the smallest municipality in Germany with a cinema, also called Lichtburg.The D sseldorf Lichtburg opened on 5 November 1910 as the "Lichtspiele K nigsallee" (K nigsallee Moving Pictures, for the name of the street). It was designed by Oskar Rosendahl, a local architect who the following year published an influential article in Der Kinomatograph in which he laid out guidelines for cinema design such as an inviting foyer with cloakrooms through which the public would be drawn rapidly into the auditorium, an equally good view from all seats, achieved by a raked floor and a screen raised at least 2.5 metres off the floor, and toilets within easy reach to minimise more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
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