Century Theatre

5115 Hollywood Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

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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

Seating: 750 

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.

American Classic Images


The Century Theatre in a 1982 photo from
the website American Classic Images.
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the photo above also appears on the
Facebook page Photos of Los Angeles.

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Hollywood Photographs

In the collection is this rare 1922
 exterior shot of Hunley's Theatre. 
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The shot above also popped
up on Photos of Los Angeles.

Also in the Bruce Torrence collection
 is this look at the Century in 1972.