The Concord Theatre; And Concord's Love Affair with the Movies (Paperback)
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A new compelling history of Concord, New Hampshire's love affair with motion pictures and the famous Concord Theatre, which operated for more than 60 years in the city's downtown area. This is the story of more than 60 years of movies at the Concord Theatre. It is a story of how the movies drove the economy and brought people together. It's a story of the Concord Theatre, the Capitol Theatre and Cinema 93 and the story of the chain cinemas, the drive-ins and the neighborhood theaters.
About the Author
Paul Brogan was born in New Hampshire and grew up enjoying the natural beauty of the state that is nicknamed "The Granite State". After attending Plymouth State University he set out on a life adventure that took him, eventually, to Los Angeles where he worked at CBS Television City. Along the way he provided collaborative assistance and research support for two successful books, "Crowning Glory" (1996), the autobiography of celebrated Hollywood Hairstylist to the Stars, Sydney Guilaroff, and "Doris Day, The Untold Story of the Girl Next Door" by David Kaufman (2008). Paul has also written several plays, musicals and screenplays Paul has won numerous awards for his writing and in 2014 won a New Hampshire Press Association Award for his blogging. He currently teaches film classes for the OLLI Program at Granite State College and hosts a television talk show entitled "Capital Area Chats".