Vashon Theatre

17723 Vashon Highway SW,
Vashon, WA 98070

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Jon_Bacon
Jon_Bacon on February 26, 2012 at 5:23 am

This picture was taken in 1947 right after this theater opened. The marquee say Joan Crawford’s “Possessed” (released 7/26/47) the second feature is Bowery Boys in “Live Wires” The mural on the back of the theater was painted by Janet and Nancy Cole in the late 1960s.

DonSolosan
DonSolosan on June 22, 2008 at 7:08 am

Ken, I would bet that the sign is referring to a local family having twins, or something like that.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on February 12, 2008 at 2:35 am

This photo may have been taken sometime in the 1960s. I can’t decipher the films that were being advertised. The Shell station preceded the Chevron station in the post immediately above. As you can see, the Vashon was then the Island Theater, so that should be an aka:
http://tinyurl.com/3y3ory

kateymac01
kateymac01 on July 1, 2007 at 7:58 am

This theater’s Web site is www.vashontheater.com