|Title||Admission ticket: Hoboken Cinemas,"Avatar" in 3-D, 409 14th St., Hoboken, Feb. 27, 2010.|
|Object Name||Ticket, Admission|
|Collection||Hoboken Commerce Collection|
|Scope & Content||
Admission ticket to Hoboken Cinemas showing of motion picture "Avatar" in 3-D, 409 Fourteenth St., Hoboken, Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010. Printed ticket stub, 1-5/8" x 2" high. See objects 2012.002.0005 for a pair of 3D eyeglasses used during the show.
Adult admission, $14.00. The movie theater was part of the chain, Clearview Cinemas, and had opened in its new multi-screen theater to the general public on October 23, 2009. (A ribbon cutting ceremony and special showing of a film was held on Wednesday, Oct. 21.)
[Note: in mid-2013, new ownership took over the chain; it was re-named Bow Tie Cinemas.]
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|Notes||Avatar was not the first 3-D film, but it was done with new technology and became an event in its own right. Its success led to many other films being done in 3-D or converted to 3-D. At the same time, television manufacturers were bringing to market early versions of 3-D television.|
|Year Range from||2010|
|Year Range to||2010|
409 Fourteenth St.
Business & Commerce