Lyric Theatre

South First Street,
San Jose, CA

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kencmcintyre on June 14, 2009 at 3:33 am

This photo is probably from the mid or late teens:

GaryParks on April 21, 2008 at 4:50 pm

I recently read that the Lyric was torn down in 1959.

kencmcintyre on January 13, 2008 at 11:34 am

I was reading an article about the Unique Theater in San Jose, opened by 20 year old Sid Grauman in 1903. Ticket taker and janitor was Roscoe Arbuckle. The theater was used for vaudeville and silent films, and was later wrecked in an earthquake. I don’t think we have this in the San Jose theaters. If I’m correct, I will go ahead and add it.

GaryParks on March 22, 2005 at 4:24 pm

Minor correction: The Lyric’s final sign—a neon piece which succeeded the sign shown in the photo—was not a vertical, but rather a horozontal swing-out sign.