Palace Theatre

630 S. Broadway,
Los Angeles, CA 90014

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on April 25, 2009 at 9:04 pm

Here is a 1939 photo from the USC archive:
http://tinyurl.com/ddm8ul

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on April 10, 2009 at 7:28 pm

Great slide show from last week. Let’s hope this place can be turned around like the Orpheum.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on April 10, 2009 at 7:18 pm

Here is a colorful shot from 1980:
http://tinyurl.com/d8rmd6

drb
drb on March 4, 2009 at 11:21 pm

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Saturday Matinee At Broadway’s Palace Theater
By WILL CAMPBELL

And the photos that accompany the article:
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(I still need to Photoshop mine)

drb
drb on February 20, 2009 at 2:01 am

I can’t find the info on the LAHTF’s website yet, but Chris Nichols posts this about their upcoming free tour of the Palace, along with dates of upcoming tours of the Los Angeles, Tower and Rialto.
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[quote]The Los Angeles Historic Theatre Foundation http://www.lahtf.org/
Invites You & Your Friends To Attend
All About the Palace
Saturday, February 28, 10:30 am â€" Doors open at 10:00 am
Palace Theatre * 630 S. Broadway * Downtown Los Angeles
http://www.losangelestheatre.com
FREE ADMISSION

SEE! â€" the beautiful 1911 Palace Theatre and a big screen presentation of rare photos of its past
HEAR! â€" Theatre Historian Ed Kelsey tell the Palace story
TOUR! â€" get an insider’s look at this amazing theatre â€" from the Gallery to the Basement
DISCOVER! â€" how you can become actively involved with the LAHTF
PREVIEW! â€" a series of exciting events coming to historic theatres soon
LEARN! â€" how you can get hands-on experience saving, restoring and programming great theatres
EXPLORE! â€" visit the Palace’s comprehensive website â€" http://www.losangelestheatre.com
REPAST! â€" Join us at Clifton’s Cafeteria immediately following the event to continue the discussion.
SHOP! – Look for bargains in the nearby Garment District and in Broadway’s shops.

COMING ATTRACTIONS: ALL ABOUT THE LOS ANGELES, March 21
ALL ABOUT THE TOWER & RIALTO, April 18 [/quote]

monika
monika on August 7, 2008 at 3:04 am

Here’s a July 2008 photo I took:
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William
William on July 29, 2008 at 1:32 pm

Yes , it was known as the Palace Newsreel at one time. If you you at the picture at the top, you will see Palace on the marquee and Newsreel on the two vertical sign for the theatre.

monika
monika on July 29, 2008 at 12:15 pm

I posted a diptych of the Palace and the Roxie on my Flickr page:
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rovernl
rovernl on April 24, 2008 at 11:51 pm

Here are three more photos of the Palace from 2008
From Broadway: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rovernl/2439616709/
Street Scene: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rovernl/2394292335/
From Spring the Palace Theatre Newsreel sign: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rovernl/2391153633/

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on April 14, 2008 at 1:55 am

Here is a photo taken from Spring Street that Larry Harnisch posted on his LA Times “Daily Mirror” blog:
http://tinyurl.com/5xznuk

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on April 3, 2008 at 1:11 am

Here is a screen shot from the 1988 film “Colors”:
http://tinyurl.com/ys2d5e

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on April 1, 2008 at 11:39 am

Note the old Orpheum signage in the lower picture.

DavidGallagher
DavidGallagher on April 1, 2008 at 11:27 am

a close up I took of the marquee neon (and another of the terracotta)

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on February 21, 2008 at 6:23 pm

Liz plays the Palace, per an August 1973 ad in the LA Times:
http://tinyurl.com/2seqlx

William
William on November 5, 2007 at 3:33 pm

During the 30’s the Palace Theatre was operated by Fox West Coast Thetares. During the 40’s it was part of the Principal Theatres Corp. of America chain. And then in the 1950’s it became part of the Metropolitan Theatres chain till it closed.

BroadwayTheatresLA
BroadwayTheatresLA on November 5, 2007 at 3:06 pm

It is a prop from a Adam Sandler film.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on November 1, 2007 at 9:31 am

Here is an LA Times ad for the Fox Palace in November 1929:
http://tinyurl.com/yocnve

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on October 5, 2007 at 12:44 am

I don’t think this photo has been posted here yet: This is a ca1930 photo from the California State Library website. It depicts Desmond’s clothing store a few doors north of the Palace, but there’s an interesting view of the Palace’s painted wall sign and its vertical sign, both of which bear the name Fox. Fox West-Coast must have begun operating the Palace within a couple of years of the opening of the new Orpheum down Broadway south of 8th Street.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on September 14, 2007 at 8:39 am

Here is a June 1953 ad from the LA Times:
http://tinyurl.com/2sm6zz

BroadwayTheatresLA
BroadwayTheatresLA on August 26, 2007 at 6:18 pm

Notice that I had the original Orpheum sign has been uncovered.