Adam Theatre

72 6th Street,
San Francisco, CA 94103

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Functions: Retail

Previous Names: New Adam Theater, Fantasy Cinema

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The New Adam Theater opened November 26, 1973 with two gay adult movies:“Bruised Angels” & “Male Animal”. By 1976 it was the Adam Theatre, one of many gay porn theatres operating in the city. This one was just south of Market Street in the Tenderloin district.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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seymourcox on May 3, 2011 at 3:30 am

Mid-1977 saw the Adam Theatre’s lavender storefront facade redone in a multicolor “high tacky” motif, and the name had been changed to Fantasy Cinema. Near the end of that same year the concern folded. The cinema sat vacant for over a year with ‘For Lease’ posted across the small marquee. By early-‘79 the space was returned to retail use.

xsallnow on December 27, 2016 at 5:52 am

Newspapers showed it as the “New Adam” for awhile.

rivest266 on August 13, 2018 at 12:11 am

This opened as the New Adam Theater on November 26th, 1973. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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