United Artists Inglewood Theatre

148 N. Market Street,
Inglewood, CA 90301

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Previously operated by: Fox West Coast Theatres, Mitchell Brothers, United Artists Theater Circuit Inc.

Architects: Clifford A. Balch, Percy A. Eisen, A. R. Walker

Firms: Walker & Eisen

Styles: Art Deco

Previous Names: Mitchell Brothers Inglewood Theatre, Fox Cinema II

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United Artists Inglewood Theatre exterior

Opening by 1931, the UA Inglewood Theatre was first operated by United Artists and by June 1938 by Fox West Coast Theatres.

The United Artists was taken over by the Mitchell Brothers on September 11, 1973 with Marilyn Chambers in “Behind the Green Door” and they operated it as an adult theatre. By the mid-1990’s it screened Spanish language movies and was renamed Fox Cinema II. It was destroyed in a fire in the 1990’s.

Contributed by William Gabel

Recent comments (view all 27 comments)

kencmcintyre on March 21, 2009 at 6:21 pm

Here is a view of Market Street circa 1960:

kencmcintyre on April 13, 2009 at 5:03 pm

Here is a 1984 photo. The aka of Fox Cinema II should be added.

kencmcintyre on April 17, 2009 at 6:12 pm

The UA is on the right in this 1962 photo:

MrWillM on March 10, 2010 at 8:15 pm

That was BERK’s Liquor store (not bar) just to the North. The bar was “The Office” in the 50s and 60s.

TLSLOEWS on June 23, 2010 at 10:33 am

Nice 1955 photos ken mc.

Mike Tiano
Mike Tiano on July 12, 2014 at 12:00 pm

Can someone fact check what I had to say about the UA in this article?


DavidZornig on April 11, 2018 at 9:23 am

Circa 1960 photo added credit Online Archive of California, via Hemmings Motor News link below.


DavidZornig on August 7, 2019 at 5:15 pm

As mentioned above, Fox Cinema II should be added as previous name, or final name which it likely was.

rivest266 on November 10, 2019 at 3:25 pm

This reopened as the Inglewood Theatre by the Mitchell Brothers on September 11th, 1973 with “Behind the Green Door”. Grand opening ad posted.

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