(12/29/2012)
Couple Works To Save Braxton County's Only Movie Theater

By Shay Maunz Charleston Daily Mail

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Walk into the Elk Theatre, pass the ticket booth and concession stand, through a pair of red satin curtains, past the double doors that open onto a movie screen. Walk up the stairs, carpeted in a fading print, down a narrow, dimly lit hallway. Turn left.

There's a room there, with a pair of windows overlooking the theater's single, white movie screen. It's a small room, but it holds a large projection machine, and a lot of 35mm film.

It's a classic setup, made of components that haven't changed much in the last 40 years. But that's about to change ...

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