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The structure at 11043 Magnolia Boulevard in North Hollywood was constructed circa 1926 and originally served at a Boys Scouts of America Hall. It operated briefly operated as the Turf Club in 1937-38, and in 1939 was converted into a theater for live performance and named the Little Theatre of North Hollywood. In 1942, the name was changed to the North Hollywood Playhouse, and hosted live performances for the next four decades. Between 1950-1955, the playhouse was also operated as the Candlelight Theatre and the Resident Playhouse. The building was demolished in 1983. Photograph caption dated November 13, 1958 partially reads, "Larrie and Larry Collins (known as the Collins kids) congratulate Dale Cowart on their forthcoming opening of 'The Sleeping Beauty' --at the North Hollywood Playhouse, Saturday afternoon. Ed Rees directed and Jack Jamieson created the music."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
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