Arabian Theatre

7610 Aurora Avenue North,
Seattle, WA

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jimshep
jimshep on January 28, 2013 at 2:07 am

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 June 1, 2006 at 2:48 am

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

kateymac01
kateymac01 on January 3, 2006 at 4:57 am

The Arabian closed in 1954.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on December 30, 2005 at 1:51 am

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

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kateymac01
kateymac01 on May 7, 2005 at 12:53 am

Great exterior photos at View link