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The El Capitan Theatre


















1926 was a busy year for G. Albert Lansburgh. Here at the El Capitan he didn't have to do the office/retail building -- Morgan Walls & Clements handled that. But the auditorium, designed not for movies but as a legit playhouse, was all his. The early photo is from the Los Angeles Public Library collection. See our pages on the El Capitan for more on the theatre, now (after a restoration) a first run showcase for Disney films with occasional stage use as well.

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