Old movie houses survive thanks to loyal volunteers
posted by Michael Zoldessy on July 30, 2008 at 7:45 am
OROVILLE, CA — As mentioned earlier, these California theaters prove that if the community is behind them, they can be brought back to former glory.
The State in Oroville recently reopened with the State in Red Bluff a work in progress.
It was a monumental year for two North State theaters—aside from Oroville’s theater, the State Theatre in Red Bluff recently celebrated 100 years since its beginnings as the Red Bluff Opera House.
The theaters are experiencing a revival, thanks to the dedicated work of people who are passionate about restoring these buildings to something close to their former glory.
Read more in the News Review.
I think that the Brattle Theatre, the Coolidge Corner Theatre and the Somerville Theatre, in Somerville’s Davis Square definitely fall into that category.