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Cannery Cinema

1975 Photo from the Jack Tillmany collection.
2801 Leavenworth St
San Francisco CA

Record #25845  
 Opened: September 16, 1971
 Closed: February 28, 1978
 Current Use: Tavern
Capacity: 295 seats
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: Walter Reade Theatres

The Cannery Cinema operated from 1971-78 in the Cannery building near Fisherman's Wharf. It is now a tavern.

An article in the 3/29/1988 edition of the San Francisco Examiner reported that the remaining theaters in late Mel Novikoff's Surf Theater holdings had been sold to Blumenfeld Theatres. This same article reported that in addition to the Clay, Lumiere, and Castro; the chain at one time included the Surf, Stagedoor, and Cannery Cinemas.

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1975 photos from the Jack Tillmany collection.

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Last featured 9/25/2005. Last edited 8/9/2022.

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