Information for this tour was contributed by Dave Felthous.
The Crest was opened in June 1949 by Fox West Coast Theaters and showed the Betty Grable-Dan Dailey musical "My Blue Heaven" as its first feature. The Crest's pretty auditorium has/had oyster-colored cork walls adorned with intricate low-light fixtures resembling costume jewelry. The main illumination was from floodlights on the cream-colored waterfall curtain. CinemaScope at the Crest was 38 feet wide.
March 2006 photos from the Bob Meza collection.
April 2003 photos from the Adam Martin collection.
2003 photos from the Daniel Fuentz collection.
March 2001 photos from the Bob Meza collection.
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