Cinema: Figures

Figures on the cinema industry compiled by the current edition of Martin Quigley's annual International Motion Picture Almanac, published this week:


Weekly U. S.</br> attendance. . .83,000,000 to 88,000,000</br> Weekly world attendance. . .</br> 220,000,000</br> Cost of U. S. 1937-38 production . . . .$135,000,000</br> Average U. S. admission price. . . .22¢ </br> Hollywood payroll. . . . $86,000,000</br> Total U. S. theatres. . . .17,541 </br> Total U. S. investment. . . .$2,000,000,000</br>

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