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Academy Theatre

2004 Photo from the Ken Roe collection.
3141 W Manchester Blvd
Inglewood CA

Record #10459  
 Opened: November 7, 1939
 Closed: 1976
 Current Use: Church
Capacity: 1156 seats
Architect(s): S Charles Lee
Architectural Style(s): Streamline Moderne
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: National General Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Ken Roe.

When first opened this theatre was originally designed to be the permanent home to the Academy Awards ceremony, but this never happened and the theatre became a major neighbourhood theatre for Fox West Coast Theatres although premiers and special previews were held in the early years.

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April 2006 photos from the Darren Snow collection.

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2004 photos from the Ken Roe collection.

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Last featured 6/12/2005. Last edited 3/15/2010.

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