Arabian Theatre

7610 Aurora Avenue North,
Seattle, WA

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jimshep
jimshep on January 27, 2013 at 4:07 pm

I went to Saturday matinees at this theater in the 1940s. We would see two features, a comedy, a serial, and a newsreel for $.09 (because if they had charged $.10 they would have had to charge a tax). Popcorn, candy, and the bus were each $.05. We each got $.25 and would have to decide whether to have candy and popcorn or take the bus. Many times it was a long walk home in the rain.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on May 31, 2006 at 3:48 pm

This 1956 photo was taken after the theater closed:
http://tinyurl.com/ol8qv

kateymac01
kateymac01 on January 2, 2006 at 6:57 pm

The Arabian closed in 1954.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on December 29, 2005 at 3:51 pm

Try this link. Enter theaters as a search term and then browse the photos:

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kateymac01
kateymac01 on May 6, 2005 at 1:53 pm

Great exterior photos at View link