Thursday, March 12, 2015

14 Humorous Vintage Movie Theatre Etiquette Posters from 1912

Here's a collection of vintage movie theatre etiquette posters from 1912, via the Library of Congress. These are some of the friendly reminders you would receive if attending your local movie theater in the year 1912. It's a bit different from today's requests...

Please applaud with hands only

Ladies kindly remove your hats

If annoyed when here, please tell the management

Madam, how would you like to sit behind the hat you are wearing

Ladies and children are cordially invited to this theatre. No offensive pictures are ever shown here

Kindly remain seated

Advertise your business on this screen and get results. See the manager

3 minutes intermission while changing pictures


Change of song to-morrow


Good night

Don't forget your umbrella or other parcels

Loud talking or whistling not allowed

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