Los Angeles, CA: El Capitan Theatre

Country: United States of America
State: California
City: Los Angeles
Location: Hollywood, 6838 Hollywood Boulevard

Built by G. Albert Lansburgh and Stiles O. Clements for Charles Edward Toberman. Opened 3 May 1926 as a live theatre named ""El Capitan Theatre" with "Charlot's Revue". Used as a cinema since the 1930s. On 9 May 1941, site of the world premiere of the 1941 film, www.imdb.com"Citizen Kane". Renamed "Hollywood Paramount Theatre". 1972 renamed "Hollywood Cinema", 1973 again "Paramount Theatre". 1989-1991 renovated by the Walt Disney company. Installation of a 1929 theatre organ from the Fox Theatre, San Francisco. Re-opened 18 June 1991 as "El Capitan Theatre". Since then, site of many world premieres of films made by Disney Studios. 1100 seats.

Links: elcapitantheatre.com, CinemaTreasures, Wikipedia

Los Angeles, CA: El Capitan Theatre Picture: left: El Capitan Theatre
Front Text: "Hollywood", sign: "El Capitan"
Reverse Text: "Hollywood, California. The El Capitan Theatre dabut on May 3, 1926 as 'Hollwood's First Home of Spoken Drama'. Now the El Capitan is owned and operated by Walt Disney Company and Pacific Theatres. Premier nights on Hollywood Boulevard are still as glamorous as they were is 1926 when the theater opened" [sic!]
Publisher: Luna Bay Productions, Long Beach CA; Card No. 41
Size: 17.8 x 12.7 cm
Not sent.

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