Hemet Theater

216 E. Florida Avenue,
Hemet, CA

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Hemet Theater - 1937

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This single screen theater is still showing classic movies on weekends for $6 a person.

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on December 4, 2004 at 9:27 am

The Film Daily Yearbook 1941 gives a seating capacity of 650. The address given in the 1952 F.D.Y. is given as 200 E. Florida Avenue, Hemet, CA. Seating capacity 632.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on March 8, 2006 at 9:10 am

Here is a 1960’s color postcard of the Hemet theater.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on March 8, 2006 at 10:19 am

I forgot to post this link before. Here is a close-up of the Hemet theater.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on August 17, 2007 at 11:47 pm

There were attempts to turn the Hemet into a live theater venue in 2002, according to this article in the Press-Enterprise:
http://tinyurl.com/35797n

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 21, 2008 at 9:13 pm

This was the Hemet in 2007.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on June 12, 2009 at 1:57 pm

Here is another photo of the Hemet.

monika
monika on March 6, 2010 at 12:53 pm

The correct link to the theater’s website is:
http://www.historichemettheatre.com/welcome.html

monika
monika on March 27, 2010 at 12:10 pm

Here is a current photo of the theatre, post-fire:
View link

And also a link to a story about the fire, which hasn’t been mentioned on the theatre’s page yet:
View link

drb
drb on June 27, 2011 at 9:52 am

The Theatre Historical Society has an article from the Press Enterprise: http://theatrehistoricalsociety.wordpress.com/2011/06/27/hemet-theatre-hemet-ca/

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