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IN Lifestyle ON 29 Jun, 2016
It's inevitable that we can't watch a movie without a snack accompanying us. Whether you're enjoying a movie at home, or in a theater, you need your mouth busy munching something. Popcorns are the most basic and most preferred snack in the movie theaters. Ever wondered, how this custom began?
Read on to find out.
It became analogous to the places where it was easily sold like in fairs and circuses.
They were a size of a storefront which showed moving pictures for five cents.
But, when huge classic movie theaters launched, food was, hence, forbidden in theatres.
Back then, they didn't sell food either. The theater owners believed that the food will turn the place messy. Also, popcorn and expensive carpets are not friends.
Also, eating popcorns made no noise & would cause no distractions.
She started her food-stall in Glenwood Theaters at Kansas city.
She earned about $14,400 annually. Also, it was the during the Great Depression, no one could earn like Julia. Many theaters also shut down because of it. But, some endured. All thanks to popcorn. This was how the custom was established.
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