Glendora Theatre

108 West Foothill Boulevard,
Glendora, CA 91741

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The Mission Theatre was opened prior to 1923.

Contributed by William Gabel

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on August 27, 2009 at 1:29 pm

Here is a December 1964 ad from the LA Times:
http://tinyurl.com/ndnarb

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on August 27, 2009 at 4:47 pm

I can’t say on the other theaters. I know on this one it confirms Joe’s note that Statewide was the operator in the latter period of the theater’s existence. It also tells us which other theaters were controlled by Statewide in 1964, which is a good reference point if that question is raised.

William
William on August 27, 2009 at 4:55 pm

That booking list does not show all of them.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on August 27, 2009 at 4:56 pm

No, but it shows some of the Statewide theaters at that time. Plus it was Pia Zadora’s first film. Can’t beat that.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 27, 2009 at 4:59 pm

You have more stories than Campbell’s has soups.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on August 27, 2009 at 5:01 pm

That’s a good one.

petercapescu
petercapescu on June 12, 2012 at 11:01 am

I was 10-years old when the Glendora Theatre was torn down to make way for a grocery store. I was so sad. Every Saturday I used to go see whatever movies were playing. For $.35 I purchased admission and used the remaining $.65 from my dollar to purchase snacks. I loved this theatre. No one was sadder to see it go than I was. I wish I could find more photos of it.

Crusadercat
Crusadercat on January 25, 2013 at 10:03 pm

I remember going here as a child. I saw “Hard Days Night,” “Island of the Blue Dolphins,” and “To Sir With Love,” as well as many other movies here. I remember the balcony with the camera room. I also remember the ladies room, and that black and red carpet! I can’t find a reference to the theater that operated in Glendora in the 1970’s at the site of the old post office. I think it was on Vermont and Meda Ave.

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