1003 E. Colorado Boulevard,
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Operated by: Regency Theatres
Functions: Movies (First Run)
Previous Names: Bard's Egyptian Theatre, Bard's Colorado Theatre, Academy Theatre
News About This Theater
Opened as Bard’s Egyptian Theatre on June 23, 1925 with Marie Prevost in “Bobbed Hair”, and was built and operated by the L. Lou Bard chain Far West Theatres Inc. It was a large theatre with 1,709-seats in orchestra and balcony levels. It was a sister theatre to Bard’s Adams Theatre. It was later renamed Bard’s Colorado Theatre.
It was taken over on July 3, 1942 by Fox West Coast Theatres and renamed Academy Theatre, and was modernized by architect Carl G. Moeller in April/May 1958. It is a former Mann theatre that is now a six-screen art house.
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