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Orion Cine Theater

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County: Rio Tinto - PB

Constructed accordingly to the architectonic style of the worker’s village of Manchester (England) and Berlin (Germany), in fashion during the 1910-1920 years, with its well-outlined apparent bricks. Built to offer recreation and culture to the factory workers, Orion Cine Theater, was among the best cinemas of Brazil, during the 1950’s. On Orion’s stage, international orchestras played. To the European style, the factory’s administration built recreation areas for all workers’ categories: the factory’s staff and highlighted businessmen frequented the Tennis Club, that had soccer goers; although the top specialized workers, Brazillian, Swedish and Germans, preferred tennis, sport still little known in the region.

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