Cinema: TV & Taxes

The movie business in Dayton, Ohio blames its troubles on TV. Last week Loew's Inc. asked Dayton's county board for a revision of its property valuation. The latest valuation boost of $78,510 on its Dayton property, Loew's claimed, is out of line, considering that attendance at the theater has dropped 43% since last August. The board promised to investigate the situation, along with similar complaints from six other TV-stricken movie houses in Dayton.


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