Basilone Theater

9th Street & Avenue I,
Treasure Island,
San Francisco, CA 94130

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chspringer on December 11, 2011 at 4:43 pm

I attended this theater when I was in the Navy. I was there in the fall on 1964. The interior was nothing great, but it had a very large wide screen. Great presentations of CinemaScope films.

throgers on December 11, 2011 at 3:51 pm

The theater building is still there as of the end of 2011, but its condition doesn’t appear that great. The map address can be refined to 9th St and Ave I:

Simon Overton
Simon Overton on September 20, 2010 at 7:49 pm

As a ‘Public afairs’ Navy Reservist at T.I. in the late 70’s-80’s I often saw a good flick at the Basilone Theater.

I was proudly associated with the 45th Anniversary program about Treasure Island and made some 8'x10' b&w copies of stage and projection equipment from historic photos. These also included the California Building fire at the 1939 World’s Fair. I was informed that a pipe organ was destroyed inside.

CSWalczak on June 26, 2010 at 5:45 am

Some pictures of the abandoned Basilone Theater:

Exterior, 2005: View link
Lobby, 2005: View link
Exterior, 2009: View link