3560 W. Century Boulevard,
10 people favorited this theater
Opened on July 2, 1949, the Century Drive-In was a single screen theatre, operated by Pacific Theatres with a capacity for 918 cars. The rear of the screen tower had a mural with a nautical theme. There was a childrens playground which was equipped with gymnastic equipment.
It was used in the mid-1950’s to test and show the public the new form of entertainment called "CINERAMA". They used three trailers as the three diffrent projection booths (Abel,Baker,Charlie). In the mid-1960’s, it began screening Cinerama films.
The Century Drive-In was twinned in the 1970’s. Like so many of Los Angeles' drive-ins, it has been destroyed and replaced by an industrial park.
Just login to your account and subscribe to this theater