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Storefront Porno in Hollywood

Hollywood had its share of storefront theatres in the porno business in the 60s and 70s. Among these were:

Cave Theatre 6315 Hollywood Blvd.
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Located just east of the Vine Theatre, this venue later turned into a strip club. This photo from under the Vine marquee is one that once appeared on the Facebook page Photos of Los Angeles.

More Information: See the Cinema Treasures page on the Cave.



Po-No Theatre  1610 N. Cahuenga Blvd.
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Running in the 70s in a building just north of Selma Ave.   The space, on the east side of the street, is now part of the Velvet Margarita Cantina. Thanks to Ken McIntyre on Photos of Los Angeles for the 1972 ad.



Richard's Theatre  5228 Hollywood Blvd.
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A gay porno operation three blocks east of Western Ave. Thanks to Ken McIntyre on Photos of Los Angeles for the 1972 ad.



Tiki Theatre  5462 Santa Monica Blvd.
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A 50 seat straight porn house a block east of Western Ave. It used to have live shows with the films.  Thanks to Sean Ault for his photo.



The entrance to the Tiki. It's a Sean Ault photo.



Another entrance view from Mr. Ault.



The Tiki from across the street. It's a photo from the Facebook page Photos of Los Angeles



A lovely evening view by Ken Wallace that once appeared on Photos of Los Angeles

More information: See the Cinema Treasures page on the Tiki.


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