Art Theatre

103 West Diamond Avenue,
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

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kencmcintyre on July 15, 2007 at 3:06 am

From the LA Times, January 31, 1912:

Redondo Beach – The new Art Theater will be opened tomorrow night with a benefit performance given by the local order of the Fraternal Brotherhood of Eagles. Special arrangements have been made for the members of the Eagles from Los Angeles and Santa Monica to reach Redondo and it is supposed that two special cars will arrive from each place. Two shows will be given, the first performance beginning at 7 and the second at 9.

kencmcintyre on July 11, 2007 at 9:06 pm

There are plenty of photos on the Fox Redondo page.

alohajoe007 on March 15, 2007 at 3:58 pm

Does ANYONE have pictures of the Fox Redondo Theater?? I used to go there back in the early 60’s, it had a balcony and even had frescos on the huge walls. I believe it was also used as a bomb shelter, I do know when they tried to demolish it the wrecking ball bounced right off of it. One would have to have gone to this old giant to appreciate just how grand it was. One year it even had a closed circuit broadcast of the Indy 500. It was the most boring experience of my life.

kencmcintyre on October 3, 2006 at 11:38 pm

This is probably around the time of the opening: