Fox West Coast Theatre
333 E. Ocean Boulevard,
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Firms: Meyer & Holler
Styles: Spanish Renaissance
News About This Theater
- Mar 24, 2008 — Actual FOX sign for sale
The West Coast Theatres chain opened their 2,300-seat West Coast Theatre on June 6, 1925 with Richard Barthelmess in “Soul Fire”. It also featured on stage a Fanchon & Marco revue “Idea of Sally”. It was situated next to the Fox Imperial Theatre. It was equipped with a Wurlitzer 4 manual 26 rank organ, which was later installed in the Old Town Music Hall, El Segunda. although the console they use is from the Metropolitan/Paramount Theatre in downtown Los Angeles.
Closed as a regular movie theatre by Mann Theatres in 1974. It was then used a a rock music venue, a church and a Spanish language movie theatre. It was finally closed on 9th & 10th November 1985, when this Fox theatre had a large going away parties. The last film to play this theatre at those parties was James Cagney in “Footlight Parade”. It was demolished in 1987 and a hotel was built on the site.
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