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State Theatre: the ticket lobby

703 S. Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90014  | map |

The State Theatre pages: history | vintage exterior views | recent exterior views | ticket lobby | lobbies and lounges | vintage auditorium views | recent auditorium views | projection booth | backstage | basement cafeteria |

A peek into the ticket lobby in 1931. They have draped the walls and above the entrance doors. They're running "Body and Soul" along with the Fanchon & Marco "Mickey Mouse Idea." Note the banner proclaiming the State the birthplace of the Fanchon & Marco "Ideas."

This is a detail from a photo in the Tom B'hend and Preston Kaufmann Collection, part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Margaret Herrick Library Digital Collection.

A March 1, 1942 look in toward the boxoffice. It's a California Historical Society photo in the USC Digital Library collection.

A 2012 boxoffice view from Ken McIntyre.

A c.2012 boxoffice photo that once appeared on the Facebook page Photos of Los Angeles from contributor Rd2dtla.

The flying saucer light fixture above the boxoffice. It's a c.2012 photo by Mr. Rd2dtla, aka Ron Too, that he once posted on Photos of Los Angeles.

A look in from the street. Photo: Hunter Kerhart - 2017. Keep up with his explorations: on Facebook | | on Flickr

The center of the ticket lobby ceiling. Photo: Hunter Kerhart - 2017

A ceiling detail. Photo: Bill Counter - 2007

A closer look at the guy on the north end. Photo: Hunter Kerhart - 2017

The lady gracing the south end of the ceiling. Photo: Hunter Kerhart - 2017. Thanks, Hunter!

The view in from Broadway. Photo: Bill Counter - 2018

A look toward the north display cases. Photo: Bill Counter - 2018

Trim along the top of the boxoffice. Photo: Bill Counter - 2018

Looking south. Photo: Bill Counter - 2018

Out toward Broadway. Photo: Bill Counter - 2018

The view in through the entrance doors. Photo: Bill Counter - 2018

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