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Grand opening ad for Christmas day 1940 is now displayed
The Palm Theatre opened May 1, 1949
Here are construction photos of the Cinemark being built in Rialto near the Foothill Freeway and North Ayala Drive.
Edwards Newport Cinema opened February 11, 1969, and as the ad reads, it was Zeffirelli’s Romeo & Juliet.
United Artists Del Amo 6 opened August 18, 1971.
According to this Los Angeles Times story Maya Cinemas wish list for future locations are Compton, Phoenix, and Las Vegas.
This Desert Sun report notes the Indio location is in development.
Grand opening ad for New Fruitvale Theatre November 28, 1925, is now in the photo section.
The Billings Gazette on the Babcock’s 20th anniversary noted the theater, owned by L.G. Babcock, opened on December 23, 1907, with a stage play.
According to Wisconsin State Journal, the Fuller Opera House opened April 7, 1890.
Grand opening ad for the Parkway Theatre December 5, 1921, is now in the photo section. The Parkway was designed by J.E.O. Pridmore.
Demolition began October 1, 1954.
According to Film Daily January 27, 1939, the Gardena Theatre would be complete on February 15, 1939. Actual opening date not found.
The Los Angeles Times reported the theater was destroyed by fire May 3, 1945, causing $50,000 damage (over $692,000 in 2018).
The LA Times Independent Theatres Guide listed the reopening date as November 1, 1945.
See the photo section for news clips.
The Park Theatre opened December 11, 1946 with a special preview and stars.
Regular showings began on December 12.
Two ads from the Los Angeles Times Independent Theatre Guide are in the photo section
This Sanborn Map of 1950 shows movies at 505 16th Street, at the corner of L (Canal Today) and 16th.
The grand opening ad for the Covina Theatre, (As noted previously),December 19,1921 is now in the photo section.
A remodeled Covina Theatre reopened October 17, 1935, with a facade designed by Arnold Marcus Ziedses des Plantes (1890-1949)
A rendering, which appeared in the Covina Argus, is now in the photo section
While in Glendora about five years ago, I took a photo of the marker put up by the historical society. That photo is somewhere in my archives. Fortunately I found another marker on the internet and uploaded it here.
The photo was taken kitty corner. I will try to find my photo which is much clearer.
Reopened April 26, 2018, as The Lot Fashion Island
Now has 7 screens, 448 seats
New operator Boffo Cinemas LLC
LA Times story
I forgot to mention The Metropolitan Theatres will be built at The Outlets of San Clemente, about 3.4 miles away from the former San Clemente Cinema 6.
Regency Theatres of California to reopen in Mid-2018