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Beautiful setting for 'Song of Bernadette' preview
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Carthay Circle Theatre, located at 6316 San Vicente Boulevard, was designed by Archibald Gibbs and opened in 1926; the theater is in the Spanish Colonial revival style with Streamline Moderne influences. Fox-West Coast Theatres took over operation of the theatre in 1929. The theater was home to many premieres before it closed in 1969. It was demolished in the early 1970s.
Huge arc lights flashed against the dark background of the sky above the Carthay Circle Theatre last night, creating a lovely setting for the invitational preview of "The Song of Bernadette," 20th Century-Fox production. The usual crowd of movie fans watched the spectacle. Photo dated: December 22, 1943.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 225
Carthay Circle Theatre (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Song of Bernadette (Motion picture)
Fans (Persons)--California--Los Angeles
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Lampposts--California--Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--Carthay (Los Angeles)
Motion picture theaters--California--Carthay (Los Angeles)
Motion picture premieres--California--Carthay (Los Angeles)
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Streets--California--Carthay (Los Angeles)
Art deco (Architecture)--California--Carthay (Los Angeles)--Spanish influences
Lost architecture--California--Carthay (Los Angeles)
Carthay (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Night photographs
Gibbs, Archibald
Time Period

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