Opened: 1922 as the Hunley's Theatre for owner Otis O. Hunley. It's in the 1922 city directory.
It was a class operation for years under management of Century Theatres, Statewide, and Loew's. It ran as a first run site into the mid 1970's.
Architects: Meyer and Holler
Status: Demolished after a fire in the late 1980's. The final years were as a gay porno venue.
More Information: See the Cinema Treasures page on the Century.
The Century Theatre in a 1982 photo from
the website American Classic Images.
full size view
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up on Photos of Los Angeles.