In the TV era, the living room is no longer a place to talk, read or just sit in. Last week in Manhattan, Bloomingdale's unveiled this model room, that features six theaterlike chairs, each with its end table for drinks, food and ashtrays. When the TV program is over, the chairs can be pushed back against the wall and disguised as living-room sofas. If TV palls, a curtain behind the set conceals a screen for home movies. In case home movies should pall, a small puppet theater—under the television set—can be pulled out and put to work.


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