28 E. Colorado Blvd. | map |
Pasadena, CA 91105
Opened: As Warner's Photoplay by H.L Warner, who was no relation to the more famous Warner Bros.
Joe Vogel in Cinema Treasures lists August 13, 1915 as the opening, citing the Pasadena Star News.
"Pasadena, A Business History" lists August 3, 1914. It's listed in the 1915-1916 city directory.
In 1924 Warner opened his better known Warner Egyptian Theatre (later known as the Uptown) farther east on Colorado Blvd.
Architect: Unknown. It was a remodel of an existing building.
Demolished. It was still running in 1927 but had closed by 1930, the construction date for the current building on the site.
about photos from other
websites that appear on this page...
We've tried to give appropriate credit. Please
contact us if there are incorrect attributions, links that
no longer work or other issues. A link near each image will
direct you to a full size version on the website hosting it.
Assume that all the images are subject to copyright
restrictions. Contact the webmaster of the site in
question concerning reproduction or other use.
full size view
A facade view of Warner's Photoplay appears in
this delightful book. We're running "Trixie Joins the Auto Club."
The book dates this engagement as Fall, 1914.