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Old Movie Houses Fight for Survival

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Old Movie Houses Fight for Survival

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Old Movie Houses Fight for Survival

Old Movie Houses Fight for Survival

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Preservationists are battling to save historic theater buildings — and their classic movie fare. Many sites have been bought by huge cinema chains seeking to prevent competition. One fight is taking place in Bloomington, Ind. Will Murphy of member station WFIU reports.