Electric Theater

227 Church Street,
San Francisco, CA 94114

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The Electric Theater was another short lived silent theater that opened in 1911 and closed in 1914. The Aardvark bookstore operates inside the former Electric Theater today.

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trooperboots
trooperboots on March 5, 2005 at 1:28 pm

The bookstore has been there for many years and is a great place for browsing. I had no idea this was a theater at one time, but it makes sense. It’s a great space. Thanks for posting this one.

danwhitehead1
danwhitehead1 on April 9, 2006 at 5:22 pm

There was another Electric Theatre in San Francisco on Market Street. I don’t know if it’s still there or not. The last time I saw it was in the 1980s.

jackeboy
jackeboy on April 9, 2006 at 6:26 pm

What was the Electric on Market St, is now an “adult” emporium.

gsmurph
gsmurph on October 23, 2006 at 12:53 pm

And that “adult” emporium (as mentioned by jackieboy) is called the Crazy Horse (see elsewhere in Cinema Treasures).

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