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OCRon commented about Mission Theatre on Mar 18, 2017 at 10:35 pm

The Woodley Theatre opened September 27, 1913.

The Victory Theatre opened September 18, 1918.

The Victory Theatre was altered and rebuilt (architect H.O. Davis) starting in September 1920 and reopened as the Mission Theatre on December 2, 1920.

The Mission Theatre closed for demolition after the last show on January 18, 1925.

News clips and ads from the LA Times are in the photo section

OCRon commented about Studio Theatre on Mar 18, 2017 at 7:17 am

Opened December 19, 1958, with Glenn Ford and Ernest Borgnine in Torpedo Run plus Robert Taylor and Cyd Charisse in Party Girl

A December 18 announcement from the LA Times is in the photo section.

In addition to the 18 Independent theatres in Orange County, there were three Fox West Coast Theatres in Anaheim, Fullerton, and Santa Ana. Drive-ins were the Lincoln in Buena Park, Anaheim Drive-In, Orange Drive In, Highway 39 in Westminster, and Paulo in Costa Mesa.

OCRon commented about Amelia Island 7 on Mar 10, 2017 at 11:17 pm

Reopened March 9 by B&B Theatres

OCRon commented about Megaplex Theatres Cottonwood on Mar 10, 2017 at 10:43 pm

After extensive renovations, reopened March 8 as Megaplex Theatres Cottonwood, still with six screens but seating reduced to 486.

Megaplex Theatres

OCRon commented about La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts on Jun 27, 2005 at 4:51 pm

Let me correct myself. The old Krikorian 7 Theatre was closed, but it was never converted.
Currently it is a discount house operated by Interstate Theatres, based in Dallas, Texas.