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El Capitan Theatre


2002 Photo from the David Stambaugh collection.
6838 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood (Los Angeles) CA 90028
(213) 467-7674

Record #2118  
 Opened: May 3, 1926
Capacity: 1550 seats
Architect(s): G Albert Lansburgh
Architectural Style(s): East Indian
National Register:
Current Organ: 4/37 Wurlitzer
 Also Known As: Loews, Hollywood Cinema, Paramount
 Previously operated by: Statewide Theatres, Loews Theatres, General Cinema Theatres, Century Cinema Circuit, SRO Theatres, Pacific Theatres

General Cinema acquired this theatre from Loews on 6/28/1972.

This theatre began being advertised as a Century Cinema Circuit location on 11/7/1973.

SRO began advertising this theatre as one of theirs in the LA Times beginning 10/8/1976, acquired from Century Circuit.

This theatre began being advertised as a Pacific Theatre on 6/4/1985, acquired from SRO Theatres.

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April 2006 photos from the Adam Martin collection.


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April 2006 photos from the Darren Snow collection.


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September 2004 photos from the Rex Poblete collection.


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2002 photos from the David Stambaugh collection.


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January 1999 photos from the Scott Neff collection.


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May 1997 photos from the Scott Neff collection.


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October 1992 photos from the John Lewis collection.


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Sidewall/box detail

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Downstairs lounge

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1942 photos from the William French Jr collection.


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Photos from the Scott Neff collection.


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 Advertisement Images
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Advertisement from the Paul Linfesty collection.


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Last featured 6/12/2005. Last edited 12/22/2018.


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