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Earl Carroll: Souvenir photo from Marlaine Hysell's collection. On the left: Marlaine Hysell's dad, John A. Quinn Wilson and her grandmother, Lillie Riemann Quinn Wilson.  On the right: her step sister and a date.

Earl Carroll: Rear of the photo folder 

Cinerama Dome: Inspecting the theatre's original Ampex 6/4/1 sound system. The article is from the Boxoffice magazine issue of February 10, 1964.

Egyptian Theatre - A 1923 postcard from the collection of Brian Michael McCray.

Egyptian Theatre: Inside the program for "Don Juan" from the University of Exeter Bill Douglas Cinema Museum.

Egyptian Theatre:  Another page from the "Don Juan" program, once on Cinema Treasures.

Egyptian Theatre - United Artists Theatre Circuit gave the Egyptian a major renovation in 1950. "Few Touches Necessary in Brightening The Famous Egyptian Theatre - Reconciling The Pharoahs To '50" headlined a Boxoffice article on page 124 of the March 4, 1950 issue.

Egyptian Theatre:  Part one of a January 29, 1969 Motion Picture Herald Article about the D-150 remodel

Egyptian Theatre:  Part two of a January 29, 1969 Motion Picture Herald Article about the D-150 remodel 

Egyptian Theatre: A December 1982 view from American Classic Images.

El Centro Theatre: An article about the building's 1946 reopening as the Circle Theatre. 

Filmarte: An April 1967 article about National General not wanting the Kaleidoscope club operation in the Filmarte. Thanks to Ken McIntyre for the find, on Photos of Los Angeles.

Filmarte: An April 1928 article in the Times.

Filmarte: The opening ad in the Times May 1928. Thanks to Ken McIntyre for these on Photos of Los Angeles

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