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Theatres By Address: San Gabriel Valley, Pomona And Whittier

1st St. - san gabriel valley

249 W. 1st,  Claremont    College Arms Theatre
-- listed in the 1919/20 city directory

145 N. 1st. St., La Puente  Star Theatre
http://sites.google.com/site/losangelesmoviepalaces/star


2nd St.
- san gabriel valley


470 - 478 W. 2nd St., Pomona  La Pictoria Theatre, American Theatre
-- around from 1911 until the mid-20s -- demolished
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-American-Theatre

400 block 2nd St.-- between Gordon and Park, Pomona   Armory Opera House, Pomona Opera House
-- around in 1903 -- demolished
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Armory-Opera-House

366 W. 2nd St., Pomona  Lyric Theatre
-- opened c.1910 -- gone by 1928 -- demolished
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Lyric-Theatre

450 W. 2nd St., Claremont  Laemmle Claremont 5
http://www.laemmle.com

310 N. 2nd, Upland  Lyric, Colonial, Studio, Upland
-- in the 1912/13 and 1914 city directories it's listed as the Lyric at "cor 2nd Av & C"
-- in 1919/20 it's the Colonial, "2nd Av nr C"
-- in the 1923/24, 26 and 28 directories it's listed as at 310 2nd
-- in 1931 it's the Upland at 318 2nd -- it's the Studio in 1934 at 318 2nd
-- the Upland again in 37/38 and 45/46
-- listed as the Upland at 310 N. 2nd in 1948, 49 and 51

3rd St.
- san gabriel valley


235 W. 3rd St., Pomona  California, Fox California, United Artists,
Pomona Valley Auditorium

-- opened 1923 -- original entrance on Thomas St. -- now a church
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-United-Artists-Theatre
3rd & Thomas St.  See Thomas St. listing for the Pomona Opera House

114 W. 3rd St., Pomona    Fox Theatre, Fox Pomona
-- opened 1931 -- 1751 seats -- now a concert venue
https://sites.google.com/site/losangelesmoviepalaces/pomona
NE corner Gordon & 3rd, Pomona  Fraternal Aid Opera House, Pomona Opera House-- opened 1903 -- around at least until 1914 -- closing date unknown - demolished
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Fraternal-Aid-Opera-House

3rd St. & Harvard., Claremont   Village Theatre -- see the Bonita Ave. listing

4th St. - san gabriel valley

4900 E. 4th St., Ontario    Edwards Ontario Palace & IMAX
--opened 1997
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/13103/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/3240.html -- 15 photos

6th St. - san gabriel valley328 S. 6th St., Chino  The Vaudette, Chino Theatre, Woods Theatre
-- in the 1912/13 city directory as the Vaudette, 6th (east side), corner of C -- in 1914 it's The Vaudette, "E.S. 6th bet C & D" -- in 1919/20 it's the Chino Theatre, same address -- in the 23/24 book it's the Chino at 328 6th -- from 1926 through the 1951 directories it's the Woods Theatre. -- in 51 we get the "S" added to 6th St.
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/20542/

442 6th, Chino   Iris Theatre
-- in the 1928 and 1931 city directories

9th St. - san gabriel valley

276 E. 9th St., Upland   Grove Theatre 
-- opened 1947 -- listed at 280 E. 9th in the 1948/49 and 1951 city directories
-- now a privately owned live theatre  -- 831 seats
http://www.grovetheatre.com/
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/7703/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/27843.html -- 7 exterior photos
Melanie Archer photo

24th St. - san gabriel valley

547 24th St., Rancho Cucamonga    Mexico Theatre
-- closed
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/5159/

A
- san gabriel valley

Alhambra -- see W. Main St. (lots!), E. Bay State St. (Alhambra Place), E. Valley Dr. (Garfield) listings
310 N. Alameda Ave., Azusa  Liberty Theatre

Arcadia -- see Baldwin Ave. (AMC Santa Anita 16, GCC 4), Colorado Pl. (Cinemaland, Santa Anita Theatre), E. Huntington Dr. (Arcadia Theatre), Live Oak Ave. (Edwards Drive-In)

2560 Archibald Ave., Ontario   Ontario 10 Theatres
-- closed  -- now a church
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/2676.html  - 20 photos

854 E. Alosta Ave.(at Citrus Ave.), Azusa   Foothill Cinema 10
http://www.regencymovies.com/main.php?theaterId=6
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/1854.html  -- 2 photos

1034 E. Arrow Highway, Covina   Covina Twin Drive In
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/14910/

450 N. Atlantic Ave. @ Hallman Ave., Monterey Park
AMC Atlantic Times Square 14

opened 2010
http://www.amcentertainment.com
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/33507/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/39125.html -- 22 photos

401 S. Atlantic Blvd., Monterey Park  Monterey Park Mall Cinemas,
Monterey Mall Cinemas

demolished
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/2193.html -- 6 photos

602 N. Azusa Ave., Azusa   Azusa, State Theatre, Edwards Village Theatre
-- opened 1926 -- now demolished
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Azusa-Theatre

Azusa -- also see Alhambra Ave. (Liberty Theatre),  Foothill Blvd. (Azusa Foothill Drive In) and Alosta Ave. (Foothill Cinema 10)

Azusa -- Cinema Tour lists a Liberty Theatre as closing in 1928 -- no other data

1414 N. Azusa Ave., Covina  AMC Covina 30
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/8100/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/3921.html  -- 6 photos

211 N. Azusa Ave   Fox Covina Theatre, Fox 3 Covina
-- opened 1969 -- now demolished
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/13984/

9700 Lower Azusa Rd., El Monte   El Monte Drive-In
opened 1948 -- demolished
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/3703/

1478 S. Azusa Ave., City of Industry   AMC Puente 6, Puente West 6, Puente Mall 6
-- opened in the 70s outside the Puente Hills Mall -- closed 1997 -- now demolished
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/8124/

1560 S. Azusa Ave. Rowland Heights (City of Industry)  AMC Puente Hills 20
http://www.amctheatres.com/PuenteHills/


B - san gabriel valley

Badillo Ave., Covina   Isis Theatre
-- mentioned on Cinema Tour and also the Cinema Treasures page for the 2nd Isis:
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/29138/

400 S. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia  AMC Santa Anita 16
opened 2004
http://www.amcentertainment.com/SantaAnita/
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/8353/

400 S. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia   GCC Santa Anita 4,  AMC Santa Anita 4, Cinema 4 West
on the 2nd floor of the mall -- now an Old Navy
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/10482/

Baldwin Park -- see Maine Ave. (Baldwin Theatre) and Bess Ave.
(Edgewood Drive-In) listings

100 E. Bay State St., Alhambra   Alhambra Place
opened 1985 -- 5 screens -- closed 2003 -- demolished
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/9353/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour.php?db=us&id=1830 -- 8 photos

13159 Bess Ave., Baldwin Park   Edgewood Drive-In
opened 1953 -- demolished
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/2239/  |  Box of Pictures: view 1  | view 2  |

206 W. Bonita Ave., Claremont     Village Theatre
-- 540 seats  -- now a reataurant and (in the auditorium) and antique shop
-- listed in the 1940 city directory as at 3rd & Harvard Ave. -- Bonita used to be 3rd
-- listed in 1945, 48 and 51 as 3rd SW corner Harvard
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/9448/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/16067.html -- 3 exterior views
Frasher Foto Postcard

C - san gabriel valley

E. Caselton St., City of Industry   AMC Puente 4, Puente East 4, Puente Mall 4
-- across the street from the AMC Puente Mall 6 -- closed 1997
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/8125/

17640 E. Caselton St., City of Industry  Mann's Puente Hills East 6
-- closed 1999  -- Cinema Tour lists this as Puente Mall 6 -- 600 Puente Hills Mall
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/2748.html

9720 Central Ave., Montclair  United Artists 6,  Movies 6
-- opened 1980 -- at Central & San Bernardino Rd. -- now a church
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/24868/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/2186.html -- 1 photo

134 S. Central Ave. (at Riverside Dr.), Chino  Chino Theatre
-- with renumbering the current address is 12931 Central Ave.
--opened 1947 -- S. Charles Lee, architect -- in the '48 and later directories
-- now retail, the T-Shirt Mart
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/20541/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/31852.html  -- 4 2007 photos
UCLA interior photo  ... and 8 more on Calisphere

Chico Blvd., El Monte -- see Rosemead Blvd.  (Starlight Drive In)

3070 Chino Ave., Chino Hills  Harkins Chino Hills 18
http://www.harkinstheatres.com
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/26340.html  -- 17 photos

Chino -- see Central Ave. (Chino Theatre), S. 6th St. (The Vaudette/ Chino Theatre / Woods Theatre, Iris), Grand Ave. (Chino Chino Cinema 12), Philadelphia St. (Cinemark Movies 8, Chino Town Square 10)

219 N. Citrus Ave, Covina    Empress Theatre
-- opened 1911 -- closed 1954 -- now retail
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/29139/

217 N. Citrus Ave., Covina   Isis Theatre, Star Theatre
--opened 1911 -- Cinema Tour lists a 1921 closing -- now retail
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/29138/

104 N. Citrus Ave., Covina   Covina Theatre, Covina Cinema, Covina Valley Playhouse, Covina Center for the Performing Arts
-- opened 1921 -- 499 seats --  replaced with a new structure in 2005
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Covina-Theatre

City of Industry -- see S. Azusa Ave. (AMC Puente 6, AMC Puente Hills 20),  E. Gale Ave. (AMC Plaza 10), E. Caselton St. (AMC Puente 4, Mann's Puente Hills East 6), Vineland Ave. (Vineland Drive-In)

Claremont -- see W. 2nd St. (Laemmle Claremont 5), W. Bonita Ave. / 3rd (Village Theatre), W. 1st (College Arms) -- Also the Cinema Tour and the Cinema Treasures page for the Village mentions the existence of a Claremont Theatre in the early 40s

18365 Colima Rd., Rowland Heights   5th Ave Theatre
-- now a restaurant
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/25813/

135 Colorado Pl. (originally Colorado Blvd.), Arcadia  Edwards Santa Anita, 
Edwards Cinemaland Theatre

-- opened 1942 -- 743 seats -- demolished
-- listed in the 1948 and 50 city directories as the Santa Anita at 131 W. Huntington Dr.
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Santa-Anita-Theatre

Covina -- see Arrow Highway (Covina Twin Drive In), Azusa Ave. (Fox Covina, AMC Covina 30), Badillo Ave. (Isis), Citrus Ave. (Covina, Empress, Star)

West Covina -- see Glendora Ave. (Capri Theatre), Workman Ave  (Eastland 5 Theatres), 1450 West Covina Parkway (Wescove Cinemas)

Cucamonga -- see Rancho Cucamonga

D - san gabriel valley

2751 S. Diamond Bar Rd., Diamond Bar    Krikorian Diamond Bar 8,
Regal Diamond Bar 8

-- demolished 2010
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/1966.html -- 7 photos

Duarte -- Duarte Garden Cinema
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/14368/

Duarte -- also see the E. Huntington Dr. listings -- Big Sky Drive-In

E - san gabriel valley

El Monte -- see Azusa Rd., Lower (El Monte Drive-In), Chico Blvd. (Starlite Drive-In), Garvey Ave./ Five Points (Tumbleweed), Valley Blvd./ Valley Mall (Edwards El Monte 8, El Monte Theatre - 1923, El Monte Theatre - 1939, Rialto / Valley Theatre) listings.

El Monte    Legion Stadium
| Box of Pictures  |

El Monte -- Main St. -- see the Valley Blvd. listings -- it was renamed

El Monte -- Chico Blvd -- see Rosemead Blvd. (Starlite Drive-In)

El Monte, South -- see the Rosemead Blvd. listing (Starlite Drive-In)

305 N. Euclid Ave., Ontario  Granada Theatre
-- opened 1927 -- in the 1928 and later directories -- closed 1964 -- now a church
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/2299/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/16851.html -- 13 exterior photos

228 N. Euclid Ave., Ontario   Isis Theatre
-- "Warm in Winter, Airdome in Summer" -- ad in the 1912/13 city directory

137 N. Euclid Ave., Ontario  Euclid Photoplay
-- "Everybody meets everybody here -- High Class Refined Motion Pictures -- Films Changes Three Times Weekly -- We Lead Others Follow" -- ad in the 1912/13 city directory

132 N. Euclid Ave., Ontario  California Theatre, Ritz Fine Arts
-- in the 23/24 and 26 city directories as at 120 N. Euclid -- at 136 from 1928 through 1951
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/23664/

120 N. Euclid Ave., Ontario  Euclid Theatre, Forum, Park
-- as the Euclid at 120 N. in the 1923/24 and 1926 directories -- at 122 N. in 1928
-- as the Forum in 1937/38 , 1940 and 1945/46 -- as the Park in the 1948 / 49 directory.

F
- san gabriel valley

Five Points, El Monte Tumbleweed Theatre -- see Garvey Ave.

205 E. Foothill Blvd., Monrovia   Lyric Theatre, Crest Theatre
-- opened 1925 -- earlier address: 205 E. White Oak Ave. 
--1100 seats -- demolished 1979
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Lyric-Theatre-Monrovia

675 E. Foothill Blvd., Azusa   Azusa Foothill Drive In
--opened 1961 -- marquee is being saved -- on Route 66
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/5855/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/1854.html  -- 9 photos
Box of Pictures photo  |

108 W. Foothill Blvd., Glendora    Beacon Theatre, Glendora Theatre
--opened 1923 -- demolished 1968
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/5158/

1950 East Foothill Blvd., La Verne   Edwards La Verne Stadium 12
http://www.regmovies.com |   www.fandango.com
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/2070.html -- 3 photos

1385 E. Foothill Blvd., Upland  Upland Cinema 8
-- on Route 66 -- curently closed
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/24872/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/3061.html -- 2 photos

G - san gabriel valley

17801 E. Gale Ave., City of Industry   AMC Plaza 10, AMC Puente Plaza 10
--opened 1987 -- now demolished
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/8122/

445 N. Garey Ave., Pomona   Sunkist, Fox Sunkist-- opened in 1931 by Hughes-Franklin circuit -- closed c.1955 - remodeled for retail
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Sunkist-Theatre

251 S. Garey Ave., Pomona  The Belvedere
-- opened 1911 -- destroyed by fire 1933 -- State Theatre later built on the site
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Belvedere-Theatre

255 S. Garey Ave., Pomona  State Theatre
-- on the site of The Belvedere -- -- Clifford Balch, architect -- opened 1940 or 41
-- closing unknown -- demolished
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-State-Theatre

301 S. Garey Ave. (at 3rd), Pomona  Fox Pomona
-- opened 1931 -- renovated as a performing arts center 2009
https://sites.google.com/site/losangelesmoviepalaces/pomona

619 N. Garfield Ave., Monterey Park   Mission Theatre, Monterey Theatre,
Monterey Park Theatre
  -- opened 1924 -- 882 seats -- demolished
sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Monterey-Theatre

11918?  Garvey Ave. (Five Points), El Monte  Tumbleweed Theatre
opened in 1939 - S. Charles Lee architect -- 750 seats -- demolished

sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Tumbleweed-Theatre

8100 block Garvey Ave., Rosemead   Garvey Theatre
-- earlier address 716 E. Garvey Ave, Garvey -- opened before 1938  -- in the 1939 Alhambra directory it's at 740 E. Garvey Ave. in Garvey -- aka the "Wilmar - Garvey" area -- 750 seats -- demolished
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/8943/

Glendora -- see Foothill Blvd. (Beacon/Glendora), Gladstone St. (AMC Glendora 12), Grand Ave. (Mann Glendora 6), N. Vermont Ave. (Plaza Theatre)

444 S. Glendora Ave., West Covina   Capri Theatre
-- opened in the early 60s, triplexed several decades later -- demolished in the 90s
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Capri-Theatre-West-Covina

1337 E. Gladstone St., Glendora    AMC Glendora 12
--opened 2008
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/25761/

Gordon & 3rd, Pomona   Fraternal Aid Opera House -- see the listing under 3rd St.

3750 Grand Ave., Chino  Chino Movie Experience 12, Chino Cinema 12,
Cinema Saver 12

-- closed 2010 -- also operated by Krikorian, SoCal Cinemas
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/1913.html -- 14 photos

1321 S. Grand Ave., Glendora    Mann Glendora 6
--opened 1986 -- demolished 2009
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/32939/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/2022.html  -- 6 photos

7038 Greenleaf Ave., Whittier  Wardman Theatre, Whittier Village Cinemas
-- listed variously at 132 1/2, 132 and 160 S. Greenleaf Ave. in early directories
-- opened 1931 -- now with an addition it's an 8 screen multiplex
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/wardman

7011 Greenleaf Ave., Whittier  Optic Theatre
-- old address: 111 S. Greenleaf Ave.
-- opened 1910 -- closed 1915 -- demolished
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Optic-Theatre

7023 Greenleaf Ave., Whittier  Gale Theatre
-- opened 1916 -- running into the 20s -- demolished
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Gale-Theatre
7024 Greenleaf Ave. Whittier  Family Theatre
-- old address: 124 S. Greenleaf Ave.
-- this was a second location for Whittier's first theatre -- original location unknown

H - san gabriel valley
510 N. Harbor Blvd., Fullerton  Chapman's Alician Court Theatre, Mission Court, Fox Mission, Fox Fullerton
-- opened 1925 -- Meyer & Holler -- ongoing restoration, occasional shows

7970 Haven Ave., Rancho Cucamonga   Rancho Cucamonga 6
-- closed
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/2727.html -- 4 photos

1460 E. Holt Blvd., Pomona  Super Saver Cinemas 8
-- now closed
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/24869/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/2720.html -- 6 photos

4377 Holt Blvd., Montclair   Montclair Theatre, Montclair Triplex
-- opened 1967 as a 1,250 seat single by SRO  -- later triplexed  -- now demolished
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/24870/

Holt Blvd. & Central Ave., Montclair   Valley Drive In
-- listed on Cinema Tour as open from 1948 to 1960

131 W. Huntington Dr., Arcadia  Edwards Santa Anita,  Cinemaland Theatre
-- see the listing for 135 Colorado Pl.

34 E. Huntington Dr., Arcadia   Arcadia Theatre, Dean's Arcadia,
Edwards Arcadia

opened 1924 -- listed as the Liberty, 42 1/2 Huntington Dr. in the 1925 and 27 city directories -- listed as the Arcadia at 44 E. Huntington Dr. in 1930, 31/32, 35, 37 and 39
-- 450 seats -- burned 1942
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/14335/
Cinema Tour has the address as 14 E. Huntington Dr.
1937 LAPL photo -- the theatre is on the right

650 W. Huntington Dr., Monrovia   Mann Huntington Oaks 6
-- now a Bed, Bath & Beyond
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/2183.html

1044 E. Huntington Dr., Duarte   Big Sky Drive-In
opened 1949 -- demolished
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/8210/

K - san gabriel valley

1465 Kern Ave., Monterey Park   Floral Drive-In
opened 1953 -- demolished
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/21610/
Drive-Ins.com photo

L - san gabriel valley

La Puente -- see the 145 N. 1st. St. listing (Star Theatre) and  Vineland Ave., City of Industry listing ( Vineland Drive-In)

La Verne -- see Foothill Blvd. -- Edwards La Verne Stadium 12

1200 Lakes Dr., West Covina    Edwards West Covina 18
http://www.regmovies.com  |  www.fandango.com
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/3257.html -- 8 photos
Lancaster -- see Sierra Highway listing (Valley Theatre)

330 W. Las Tunas Dr., San Gabriel  Edwards San Gabriel,
Edwards Century Theatre, Kuo Hwa Theatre

-- opened 1941 -- 660 seats -- Clifford Balch architect
 -- Chinese films in the 80s and 90s -- demolished
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-San-Gabriel-Theatre

1611 / 9015 Las Tunas Dr., Temple City Temple Theatre
-- opened 1940 -- S. Charles Lee architect -- demolished 1981 for 4 plex
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Temple-Theatre

9021 Las Tunas Dr. @ Rosemead, Temple City  Temple Cinema, Temple 4,
Regency Temple City Cinemas

opened 1983 -- 1600 seats -- 4 screens -- demolished 2006
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/4144/
http://www.fromscripttodvd.com/70mm_in_los_angeles_temple.htm
1984 American Classics photo

4469 E. Live Oak Ave., Arcadia   Edwards Drive-In, Pacific
opened 1948 -- last operated by Pacific Theatres -- demolished 1999
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/6411/
http://mysite.verizon.net/res8ibgr/socaldriveins/edwards.htm

Lower Azusa Rd. -- it's under the As

M - san gabriel valley

702 W. Main St.  Alhambra Theatre, Alhambra & Annex, Gold Cinema,
Alhambra Twin Cinemas

opened 1924 -- 950 seats -- 2nd screen added 1940 -- demolished
sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Alhambra-Theatre

700 W. Main St., Alhambra  Edwards Atlantic Palace 10
opened 1990 -- demolished 2011 -- was on the site of the Alhambra Theatre
cinematreasures.org/theater/4145/  | www.cinematour.com/tour/us/1831.html -- 8 photos | 2011 Alhambra Source article | Atlantic Theatre set on Flickr |

611 W. Main St., Alhambra    Temple Theatre
-- probably mythical -- see the comments on the Cinema Treasures page for the
Temple Theatre in Temple City

335 W. Main St., Alhambra     Temple Theatre, El Rey Theatre
-- opened in 1921 -- Walter Paul Temple owner -- 1000 seats -- demolished
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-El-Rey-Theatre

130 W. Main St., Alhambra  Alhambra, Plaza, Granada, Coronet, Capri
opened 1917 -- Harley S. Bradley architect -- 500 seats -- demolished
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Capri-Theatre

1 E. Main St., Alhambra     Alhambra Renaissance 14
opened 2002
http://www.regmovies.com | http://cinematreasures.org/theater/16585/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/1830.html -- 15 photos

101 E. Main St., Alhambra     Alhambra Theatre, United, Superba Theatre
-- opened 1912 -- demolished early 30s
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Superba-Theatre

E. Main St. turns into Las Tunas Dr. going east from Alhambra into San Gabriel

331 W. Main St., El Monte  El Monte Theatre -- see the 331 W. Valley Blvd. listing.

326 W. Main St., El Monte  Rialto Theatre -- see the 326 W. Valley Blvd. listing.

4024 N. Main Ave., Baldwin Park    Baldwin Theatre, New Baldwin
-- in the 1931 directory as at 110 N. Maine Ave, at #114 in 1947
-- 590 seats -- demolished
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/25826/

10 S. Main Ave.,  Baldwin Park    Baldwin Theatre
--possibly an address change for the theatre above

12600 N. Main St., Rancho Cucamonga   AMC Victoria Gardens 12
http://www.amctheatres.com/VictoriaGardens/

320 S. Mission Dr., San Gabriel   Mission Play House,
San Gabriel Civic Auditorium, San Gabriel Mission Playhouse

-- opened 1927 -- 1143 seats -- now a civic auditorium
https://sites.google.com/site/losangelesmoviepalaces/mission

Monrovia -- see Myrtle Ave. listings (Elite, Colonial / Monrovia Theatre, Krikorian Monrovia Cinema 12), E. Foothill Blvd. (Crest / Lyric), E. Olive Ave. (Mission Theatre), W. Huntington Dr. (Huntington Oaks 6). E. Huntington Dr. Duarte (Big Sky Drive-In) listings

Montclair -- see Central Ave. (UA 6 Movies), Holt Blvd. (Montclair Theatre, Valley Drive In), Monte Vista Ave. (GCC Cinema I & II, Montclair Cinemas), State St. (Mission Drive In, Mission Tiki Drive In)

Monterey Park -- see Kern Ave. (Floral Drive-In), Garfield Ave. (Mission / Monterey Theatre), and Atlantic Blvd. (Atlantic Times Square 14, Monterey Mall Cinemas) listings

9355 Monte Vista Ave., Montclair -- Montclair Plaza  GCC Cinema I & II, Montclair Cinemas, Montclair Savings Cinemas
-- opened 1969 by General Cinema as a twin -- expanded to 8 screens in 2 buildings -- front building closed 1995 -- rear in operation as an independent until 2000
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/18368/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour.php?db=us&id=2184  -- 2 photos

357 S. Mountain Ave., Upland    Mann's, Edwards Mountain Green 4
-- now retail
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/24871/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/3060.html -- 1 photo

1575 N. Mountain Ave, Ontario    Edwards Ontario Mountain Village 14
http://www.regmovies.com  |  www.fandango.com
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/11255.html -- 2 photos

217 S. Myrtle Ave, Monrovia  Elite Theatre
-- in the 1911 city directory
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Elite-Theatre

314 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia  Colonial Theatre, Monrovia Theatre, Fox Monrovia
-- opened 1920 -- 500 seats -- now retail
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Monrovia-Theatre

410 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia   Krikorian Monrovia Cinema 12
opened 2000 -- 2776 seats
http://www.kptmovies.com
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/23796/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/11823.html -- 17 photos

O - san gabriel valley

127 E. Olive Ave., Monrovia  Mission Theatre
-- opened 1910 -- demolished
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Mission-Theatre

1 Ontario Mills Circle Ultrascreen Theatre
-- closed -- listed on Cinema Tour

4549 Ontario Mills Circle, Ontario  AMC Ontario Mills 30
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/34850/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/3918.html -- 12 photos

Ontario -- also see E. 4th St. (Edwards Ontario Palace), Archibald Ave. (Ontario 10), N. Euclid Ave. (California, Euclid / Forum / Park, Granada, Isis, Euclid Photoplay), Mountain Ave. (Edwards Mountain Village 14)

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5546 Philadelphia St., Chino Cinemark Movies 8-- Chino Promenade Shopping Center 
http://www.cinemark.com
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/1915.html -- 14 photos

5501 Philadelphia St., Chino  Chino Town Square 10
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/1914.html  -- 1 photo

12905 Philadelphia St., Whittier   Strand Theatre
-- old address: 122 W. Philadelphia St. -- 480 seats
-- opened 1922 -- closed perhaps around 1930 -- remodeled
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Strand-Theatre
13011 Philadelphia St., Whittier  Berry Grand Theatre
-- old address: 108 E. Philadelphia St.

13112 Philadelphia St., Whittier   Scenic Theatre, Roxy Theatre
-- old addresses: 211 and 217 E. Philadelphia St. -- opened 1920
--  Walker & Eisen, architects 
-- closed in 1968 -- destroyed by arson in 1971
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Roxy-Theatre

Pico Rivera -- see the Whittier Blvd. listings in this section

Pomona -- see Garey Ave. (Belvedere, State, Sunkist), 2nd St. (La Pictoria/ American, Lyric, Armory Opera House), 3rd St. (Fox Pomona, California/United Artists, Fraternal Aid Opera House), Holt Blvd. (Super Saver 8), Thomas St. (Pomona Opera House)

Puente Hills -- see the City of Industry listings -- S. Azusa Ave. (AMC Puente 6, AMC Puente Hills 20),  E. Gale Ave. (AMC Plaza 10), E. Caselton St. (AMC Puente 4, Mann's Puente Hills East 6)

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10863 Ramona Ave, Montclair -- see State St., Montaclair --   Mission Drive In, Mission Tiki Drive In

Rancho Cucamonga  Paris Theatre
-- in the 1937/38 and 1940 Ontario area city directories as on Cucamonga, Rt 1
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/5159/ (perhaps the same as Mexico Theatre)

Rancho Cucamonga --  also see 24th St. (Mexico), Haven Ave., (Rancho Cucamonga 6), N. Main St. (AMC Victoria Gardens 12), Town Center Drive (Terra Vista Stadium 6)

3518 N. Rosemead Blvd., Rosemead    AMC Rosemead 4 Cinemas
opened 1971 -- closed 1986 and later demolished
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/9425/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/16324.html

2540 Rosemead Blvd., South El Monte   Starlite Drive-In
-- also listed as 2559 N. Chico Blvd., El Monte -- J. Arthur Drielsma architect
-- marquee still up -- used as a swap meet site
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/9820.html -- 2 photos  also: Cinema Tour CA 27 page
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/10747/
http://mysite.verizon.net/res8ibgr/socaldriveins/starlite.htm

Rosemead -- also see Garvey Ave. (Garvey Theatre), E. Valley Blvd. (Rosemead Theatre) listings

Rowland Heights  -- see Colima Rd. -- 5th Ave Theatre

Rowland Heights -- also see City of Industry

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San Dimas Ave. (north side) near Depot, San Dimas  San Dimas Theatre
-- in the 1912/13 city directory
-- also listed in 1912/13 as ns Bonita Ave near Depot (Johnstone Block)
-- in the 1914 directory it's listed as Bonita Ave opposite the Sante Fe Depot

165 San Dimas Canyon Rd., San Dimas   Canyon Theatre
-- opened1966 -- now demolished
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/3496/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/2791.html -- 8 photos

San Gabriel -- see Las Tunas Dr. (Edwards San Gabriel), Valley Blvd. (San Gabriel Drive-In, El Monte) Main St. (El Monte) and and S. Mission Dr. (Mission Playhouse / Civic Auditorium) listings
44801 N. Sierra Highway, Lancaster   Valley Theatre
-- opened 1927 - 490 seats -- burned in 1953
-- exterior photo - Photos of Los Angeles -- with some comments
-- http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/20162

87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre   Wisteria Theatre, Sierra Madre Theatre, Bogart Theatre, Sierra Madre Playhouse
-- opened 1923 -- running films into the 70s --  now a legit venue
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Sierra-Madre-Playhouse

South El Monte -- see the Rosemead Blvd listing (Starlite Drive-In)

4407 State St., Montclair   Mission Drive In, Mission Tiki Drive In
-- still open
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/9701/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/2185.html -- 11 photos

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13469 Telegraph Rd., Whittier   American Family Theatres
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/3091.html -- 1 2004 photo

Temple City -- see the Las Tunas Dr. listings (Temple Theatre, Temple 4 Cinemas)

287 S.Thomas St. at 3rd, Pomona  California Theatre -- see the 3rd St. listings.
200 block S. Thomas at 3rd, Pomona  Pomona Opera House, Taylor Opera House,
Jackson's Opera House
-- opened 1885 -- burned 1895
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Pomona-Opera-House

10701 Town Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga   Terra Vista Stadium 6
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/22171/
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/2728.html -- 2 photos

Upland -- see N. 2nd (Lyric, Colonial, Studio, Upland), E. 9th St. (Grove Theatre), E. Foothill Blvd. (Upland Cinema 8), Mountain Ave. (Mountain Green 4)

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9 E. Valley Blvd., Alhambra  Bard's Garfield, Garfield Theatre, Garfield Egyptian
opened 1925 -- 1181 seats --- auditorium demolished 2001, facade and lobby remain
sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Garfield-Theatre

174 W. Valley Blvd., San Gabriel  San Gabriel Drive-In
opened 1955 -- listed as 140 W. Valley in the '64 and '67 directories -- demolished
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/2416/

Valley Blvd., San Gabriel  Edwards San Gabriel, Century, Kuo Hwa Twin
-- see Las Tunas Dr. listing

331 W. Valley Blvd. / 331 W. Main St.  El Monte  El Monte Theatre
-- in the 1923 city directory as at 331 W. Main St.  No other data.

326 W. Valley Blvd. / 326 W. Main  El Monte  Rialto, Valley Theatre (1923)
-- see the listing below for 10818 Valley Mall

110 E. Valley Blvd., El Monte   El Monte Theatre (1939)
-- see listing below for 11006 Valley Mall -- it got renamed & numbered

8941 Valley Blvd.,  Rosemead    Rosemead Theatre
-- earlier address:1629 E. Valley Blvd. -- opened 1938 in an existing building
-- 706 seats -- S. Charles Lee architect -- demolished
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Rosemead-Theatre

10661 Valley Blvd., El Monte    El Monte 8 Cinemas, Edwards El  Monte 8
-- opened 1992 -- closed 2014 -- it's been demolished
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/1976.html -- 3 photos
http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/38629

10818 Valley Mall, El Monte   Rialto Theatre, Valley Theatre
-- opened 1923 -- 500 seats -- Walker & Eisen architects -- earlier addresses: 326 W. Main St. 326 W. Valley Blvd. -- closed in the 50s -- now retail
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-Valley-Theatre

11006 Valley Mall, El Monte  El Monte Theatre
-- opened 1939 -- later twinned -- gutted for retail space
-- earlier address: 110 E. Valley Blvd.
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/sgvalley#TOC-El-Monte-Theatre

also see the Main St. listing for an earlier El Monte Theatre at 331 W. Main St.

175 N. Vermont Ave., Glendora    Plaza Theatre
-- opened 1971 -- closed 1983 - now offices
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/16834.html

433 N. Vineland Ave. (at Valley), City of Industry    Vineland Drive-In
http://www.vinelanddriveintheater.com/  |  http://www.movietickets.com
http://www.drive-ins.com/theater/catvine  |  Box of Pictures:  80s view Moxie Blues - 2008  |

W - san gabriel valley12324 Washington Blvd., Whittier  Bruen's Sundown Drive In
-- in the 1955 city directory
-- the Roxy was also a Bruen house, as was the Whittier
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/2408/

1450 West Covina Parkway, West Covina   Wescove Theatre, Wescove Cinemas
-- opened as a twin in 1969 -- now demolished
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/14920/
Box of Pictures: signboxoffice sign  | entrance  |

West Covina -- also see Glendora Ave. (Capri Theatre), Lakes Dr. (Edwards West Covina 18), Workman Ave  (Eastland 5 Theatres). 

West Covina  Carousel Theatre
| Box of Pictures - 65  |

For Covina -- see Arrow Highway (Covina Twin Drive In), Azusa Ave. (Fox Covina, AMC Covina 30), Badillo Ave. (Isis), Citrus Ave. (Covina, Empress, Star)

White Oak Ave., Monrovia -- it got changed to Foothill Blvd. -- see the listings there

Whittier Blvd -- East Los Angeles -- see the East LA Theatres page

8462 Whittier Blvd., Pico Rivera  Whittier Drive-In, Fiesta Four Drive-In
opened 1949 -- demolished
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/3822/
http://mysite.verizon.net/res8ibgr/socaldriveins/fiesta.htm
http://www.roadsidepeek.com/losttreas/fiestadi/index.htm

8540 Whittier Blvd., Pico Rivera   Krikorian Pico Rivera Village Walk 15
http://www.kptmovies.com

1410 W. Whittier Blvd, Whittier    McNee's Whittier, Warner Bros. Whittier,
Whittier Theatre, Bruen's Whittier
-- a current address would be about 11612 Whittier Blvd. -- all renumbered
-- opened in 1929 - 1016 seats - demolished after the 1987 earthquake
https://sites.google.com/site/lamoviepalaces/whittier

Whittier -- also see Greenleaf Ave. (Wardman/Whittier Village Cinemas, Gale, Family, Optic), Philadelphia St. (Berry-Grand, Scenic / Roxy, Strand), Telegraph Rd. (American Family Theatres), Washington Blvd. (Sundown Drive In), Whittwood Dr. (Whittwood Theatre). 

10125 Whittwood Dr., Whittier   Whittwood Theatre
-- at Whittwood Mall -- opened 1964 -- closed in the 80s  -- now demolished
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/5352/  | Boxoffice article - on Photos of LA  |

Whittwood Dr., Whittier   Krikorian Whittwood 10
-- also listed as 10228 Scott  -- closed 2001
-- in the lot at Whittwood Mall -- now demolished

Wilson Ave., Alhambra -- renamed Atlantic Ave.

2504 E. Workman Ave, West Covina    Eastland 5 Theatres
-- opened 1961 -- now demolished
http://cinematreasures.org/theater/14955/

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