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70mm Equipped Theatre Pictures

Carthay Circle

 

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The beautiful Fox Carthy Circle Theatre

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The Carthay Circle was a prime West Coast premiere theatre for many years

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The theatre was very popular with some of the movie industry's biggest producers, including Walt Disney

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Spotlights and special lighting added to the beauty of the Carthay Circle

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From high above, the Carthay Circle Theatre was surrounded by very little development As early as 1963, NGC, which owned the Carthay Circle, had plans to include the theatre next to an office tower development which would be the headquarters for the chain, but the theatre was razed by the early-1970s The area is now filled with a number of office towers and residential developments

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Another aerial picture (c. 1921)

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Theatre's parking lot

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A long canopy lead patrons to the entrance

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Closer look at the canopy and tower (1937)

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The marquee

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A gold miner statue (1927)

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A full view of the theatre A smaller facade of the Carthay Circle can be seen at the Disney-MGM Studios at Walt Disney World, Florida

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Engagement of "Can-Can" (1960)

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Another statue in the lobby (1962)

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Lounge (1942)

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Lounge from another view

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The beautiful auditorium and stage (1926)

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The balcony and ceiling of the Carthay Circle

 


[1] Los Angeles Public Library (most dates unknown unless otherwise specified)
[2] Motion Picture Herald -- April 2, 1960

 


 

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