Cinema: Racing on the Screen

Ever since "Bank Nite" shows began to run afoul of local anti-lottery laws, movie exhibitors have been looking for a new gimmick to pep up the tired box office. Last week in Denver, where Bank Nite itself was invented, a theater man named Robert Patrick thought he had the answer: horse races on the screen that pay off to the audience.

As the moviegoer enters Patrick's Lakewood Theater, he gets a stub and a chance to pick a winner by number from the list of entrants in three races. He keeps half the stub, leaves...

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