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Pantages Theater

BEAUTIFUL PANTAGES THEATER PHOTOS

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The Pantages Theater, at 6233 Hollywood Blvd. opened its doors on Jue 4, 1930. Designed by architect, B. Marcus Priteca, it was the last theater built by the vaudeville impressario Alexander Pantages.  The gorgeous art deco theater was part of the Pantages Theater Circuit.  The new Hollywood theater programmed first-run movies alternating through the day with vaudeville acts for its first two years. But like other theaters during the great depression, it was forced to economize and thereafter operated primarily as a movie theater, though live entertainment was presented occasionally.

Photos of the early days of the Pantages Theater can be seen on the hollywoodphotographs.com...

Pantages Theater Pictures

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In the heart of Hollywood, on Hollywood Boulevard, right down the block from Vine Street, stands the Pantages Theater. It's a fitting location: The Pantages was one of the greatest landmarks of Hollywood, signifying both the glorious past and adventuresome future of the world's entertainment capital.

The Pantages has a history as grand and diverse as the stage and screen fare which audiences have flocked to enjoy there for half a century. These days it's one of Los Angeles' leading homes of legitimate theater and a favorite 'location' for tv shows, movies and music videos. In the past, it has been a movie house, with live...