Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva
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#142 Shanghai Architecture Series (in Russian): Grand Theatre 大光明大戏院



Read in Russian: https://magazeta.com/arc-grande-theater/
The article mentions the old Carlton Café and the early Grand Theatre, the architect L. E. Hudec,  A. A. Reyer's construction company, F. Chaliapine's visit to Shanghai, as well as audience complaints about the design of the building and their (ridiculous) solutions.

Image: L. E. Hudec

Tags: 1930s, 1933, 1934, article, bubbling well road, cinema, hudec, magazeta, russians, shanghai, theatre
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