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Old October 20 2013, 05:54 AM   #65
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Re: Star Trek: TMP questions and observations

As to where trailers were played "in the good old days" (at least in the US) it's not exactly accurate to say that they ran after the movie, because back in the day people would buy tickets and walk into the picture pretty much at any time, even in the middle of the movie, and leave when the program got back around to the place where they came in (and Psycho was unique in that people weren't allowed to come in after the picture started). It was also common to have a double feature with trailers, newsreels, cartoons, and sometimes games (with prize wheels to select ticket numbers for glassware, as an example) between the programs, so the trailers were after one movie and before another.
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