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Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Midget movies

"Description: Midget Movies, Capitol Projector Corporation (NYC), 9/47, three different sized top frames were available from small to tall. Called Midget Movies because of the size of the machine. Made three themes for the midget movies: westerns, sports and burlesque. 16mm projector and film used. For a nickel plays about 4 minutes of film. Also reissued in 4/62 as "Midget Movie Theatre". Exhibit Supply also sold their own version of this arcade machine."
(Info text quoted from Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum's page for the Capitol Projector Corp Midget Movies)

Movies - With large illuminated display, vintage ad uploaded to Vintage Ads Journal. (via Bedazzled)

Another ad for Midget movies.
"When ordering, specify which version you prefer --Burlesque Girls or Dancing Girls."