Toy Theater

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Saturday, August 30, 2003

Before television and radio, many families used to gather around a 14-inch box set up on a table in their living room. They’d watch melodramas and action epics without electricity in the house. The box was a toy theater, made of cardboard, and it was an immensely popular item 100 years ago. Debra Cash reports on how some artists are rediscovering toy theater.

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