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Title
Bard's Theatre grand opening
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1923
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
The Egyptian Revival style Bard's Hollywood Theatre, which was later renamed the Vista Theater, is located at 4473 Sunset Drive and was designed by architect Lewis A. Smith.
A large crowd congregates outside of Bard's Hollywood Theatre to celebrate its grand opening. The marquee reads, "grand opening Hollywood's newest theatre[,] Tues. Oct. 9th special vod-vil feature program" and "Baby Peggy in 'Tips'", a 20 minute film directed by Arvid E. Gillstrom and shot at the Ambassador Hotel.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00068072
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Hollywood-Theaters-Vista Theater.
CARL0000071479
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/106769
Subject
Bard's Hollywood Theatre (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Tips (Motion picture)
Motion picture theaters--California--Los Feliz (Los Angeles)
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Egyptian revival (Architecture)--California--Los Feliz (Los Angeles)
Night photographs
Smith, Lewis A
Los Feliz (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Time Period
1921-1930

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