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STO 10: Brattle Book Shop


Brattle Book Shop is located in the Downtown Crossing area of Boston, Massachusetts at 9 West Street and was originally located on Cornhill between Scollay Square and Adams Square. It is one of America’s oldest and largest used book shops. The Brattle features two floors of general used books, a third floor of rare and antiquarian books, and an outside sale lot.

Visit: BrattleBookShop.Com

Directed, edited, and scored by Mark Robinson.
Thanks to the the obliging staff of Brattle Book Shop.
Filmed on August 29, 2014.
Premiered on December 22, 2014.
This is the 10th episode of STO, a short-film miniseries focused on unique and interesting interior spaces, almost always retail stores.

Brief documentary films. Movie trailers for retail stores. One-and-a-half-minute TV commercials that won’t air on television. You may also subscribe to STO as a video podcast via our handy-dandy podcasting partner.

MARK ROBINSON is a hero of American underground and D.I.Y. culture. Not only is he the founder and operator of the legendary TEENBEAT RECORDS (they recently released the SOMERVILLE SPEAKOUT CD), but he was also a member of bands that I love quite a bit, including UNREST and FLIN FLON. Currently living in the local burg of Cambridge MA, he performs in the duo COTTON CANDY with his wife Evelyn Hurley, among other uses of his time. All text in bold above by Mark Robinson.

Visit Mark @ and see the rest of the STO series as he publishes them:
—Dan Shea

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