Rainbow Theatre

24 E. Vine Street,
Redlands, CA 92373

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Matthew Martin
Matthew Martin on May 15, 2013 at 9:43 am

I spent many hours watching films here as a kid in the summer time. I loved the lobby and always wished for a full restoration. Now, I am in the business of restoring theaters (evergreene.com) but missed out on this opportunity. I will always have a soft spot in my heart for the Rainbow.

Tinseltoes
Tinseltoes on June 27, 2012 at 10:13 am

Here’s an updated link to the 1941 trade article mentioned above by Joe Vogel: boxofficemagazine

JAlex
JAlex on August 7, 2011 at 12:31 pm

In its later years it was a two-screen operation.

rivest266
rivest266 on August 6, 2011 at 6:30 pm

I added the site plan showing both theatres in this page’s photo section.

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on July 7, 2010 at 12:40 pm

O.K. Thanks Monika.

monika
monika on July 6, 2010 at 10:57 pm

The Rainbow is technically part of the Fox Redlands building.

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on July 6, 2010 at 10:12 pm

Google maps lists a Fox Theatre at this address now.They could be wrong though,anybody know?

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on January 6, 2010 at 8:17 am

Photos of the marquee and auditorium of this splendid little Art Moderne theatre can be seen in this Boxoffice article from December 6, 1941. There is also a ground-floor plan of the Grove and its parent theater, the Redlands, which shows the relationship between the two houses.

monika
monika on June 22, 2009 at 1:42 pm

Here is a June 20, 2009 photograph I took of the Rainbow/Grove:
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