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The documentary film about America’s original & most beloved restaurant chain in NYC & Philadelphia.
The documentary film about America’s original & most beloved restaurant chain in NYC & Philadelphia.
438 backers pledged $55,782 to help bring this project to life.

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    NICKEL THROWER

    Nickel throwers were employees of the Automat who made change for all the customers. Every nickel counts (and so does every nickel thrower.) Thank you so much for your support! (WA State sales tax included)

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    AUTOMAT ANGEL

    Recognition in THE AUTOMAT, documentary film credits & on our website. (WA State sales tax included)

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    MEET ME AT THE AUTOMAT

    THE AUTOMAT, documentary film digital mystery download & recognition in film credits & on our website. (WA State sales tax included)

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    REMEMBER WHEN

    A set of THE AUTOMAT, documentary film limited edition note cards featuring polaroid photos from private collection of the Automat, & recognition in film credits & on our website. (WA State sales tax included)

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    THOSE BAKED BEANS!

    A both comical and serious video download of Joseph Horn's great-nephew Norris Horn demonstrating how to prepare Horn & Hardart's famous baked beans, a set of THE AUTOMAT documentary film limited edition note cards featuring polaroid photos from private collection of the Automat, a mystery download, & recognition in film credits & on our website. (WA State sales tax included)

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    READ ALL ABOUT IT

    A signed copy of “The Automat” book – co-authored by Marianne Hardart & Lorraine Diehl + THE AUTOMAT, documentary film reusable bag. Marianne & Lorraine will be seen in THE AUTOMAT, documentary film, & recognition in film credits & on our website. (WA State sales tax included)

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    A SIP OF NOSTALGIA

    A bag of Horn & Hardart coffee. An Automat favorite, & recognition in film credits & on our website. (WA State sales tax included)

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    BOOK LOVER

    A copy of the book “Automats, Taxi Dances, and Vaudeville: Excavating Manhattan's Lost Places of Leisure” – Author David Freeland + THE AUTOMAT, documentary film reusable bag. David will be seen in THE AUTOMAT, documentary film, & recognition in film credits & on our website. (WA State sales tax included)

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    I LIKE PIE

    An apple pie, from a bakery near you! A favorite at the Automat, & recognition in film credits & on our website. (WA State sales tax included)

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    NYC EXPERIENCE

    Lost NY tour with David Freeland, Author of 'Automats, Taxi Dances, and Vaudeville: Excavating Manhattan's Lost Places of Leisure'. David will be seen in THE AUTOMAT, the documentary film & recognition in film credits & on our website. (travel & lodging not included - WA State sales tax included)

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    AND ALL THAT SWAG

    A signed copy of “The Automat” book – co-authored by Marianne Hardart & Lorraine Diehl, a 12oz bag of Horn & Hardart coffee, THE AUTOMAT, documentary film reusable bag & note cards, & recognition in film credits & on our website. (WA Sate sales tax included)

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    A PIECE OF HISTORY

    Your own Automat door courtesy of architectural dealer Steve Stollman of theautomat.com, & recognition in film credits & on our website (WA Sate sales tax included)

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    FOOD TOUR

    A six-person food tour with NY blogger Joe DiStefano, "The Man who Ate Queens". His two Chinatowns tour explores both
    Flushing and Elmhurst over the course of about four hours. Joe will be seen in THE AUTOMAT, the documentary film, & recognition in film credits & on our website. (travel & lodging not included - Food & WA State sales tax included)

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    LET'S HAVE ANOTHER CUP OF COFFEE

    Coffee in NYC with the co-authors of “The Automat,” Marianne Hardart & Lorraine Diehl. Marianne & Lorraine will be seen in THE AUTOMAT, documentary film, & recognition in film credits & on our website. (travel & lodging not included - WA State sales tax included)

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    HORN & HARDART COFFEE CLUB

    A 6-Month Horn & Hardart Coffee Club subscription. One 12oz bag mailed to you per month, & recognition in film credits & on our website. (WA Sate sales tax included)

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    KEEPING THE MEMORIES ALIVE

    Meet today’s owners of todays Horn & Hardart Coffee, Albert & Dawn Mazzone. Your choice of NYC or Philadelphia. Albert & Dawn will be seen in THE AUTOMAT, the documentary film, & recognition in film credits & on our website. (travel & lodging not included - WA State sales tax included)

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    HORN & HARDART COFFEE CLUB

    A 12-Month Horn & Hardart Coffee Club subscription. One 12oz bag mailed to you per month. Also one-time apple pie, from a bakery near you, & recognition in film credits & on our website! (WA Sate sales tax included)

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

    Named in THE AUTOMAT, documentary film credits. (this honorary title does not give creative rights or ownership of the film - WA Sales tax included)

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    LET THEM ENTERTAIN YOU!

    You & a guest will join the great-nephew of Horn & Hardart's founder Joseph Horn and his wife Mary Alice for lunch at the Times Square Olive Garden and a Broadway show, & recognition in film credits & on our website. (travel & lodging not included - WA State taxes included)

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

    Named in the film THE AUTOMAT, documentary film credits. (this honorary title does not give creative rights or ownership of the film - WA STATE sales tax included)

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