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 6:27 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.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on August 17, 2007 at 8:47 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

monika
monika on March 6, 2010 at 9:53 am

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

monika
monika on March 27, 2010 at 9:10 am

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 6:52 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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