The Theatre: Definition

In Chicago last week, Barney Balaban, Chicago cinemagnate (Balaban & Katz theatres) was enjoined by Knute and Emil Hulquist, operators of the Chicago Theatre (burlesque), from using the title "Chicago Theatre" for his gaudy nine-year-old, $5,000,000 cinemansion. In the course of the proceedings Mr. Balaban referred to the 250-seater burlesque house as a "shooting gallery," where "females of the grosser type prevail." In defense of burlesque, gallantly replied Emil Hulquist: "There is but one difference between the type of musical entertainment known as the 'revue' or 'musical comedy and that type...

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