1045 Broxton Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
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The News: Closing soon. Chris Nichols had the story for Los Angeles magazine in February 2017: "The Classic Landmark Regent Theatre in Westwood is Closing After 50 Years." The owner of the property plans to turn the space into two restaurants.
The doomed Regent.
photo: Chris Nichols - 2017
The building was constructed in the 40s as retail space but had later been used as a warehouse before the Laemmle circuit converted it into a theatre. The Regent was operated for years by Mann after Laemmle lost their lease on the building in the 70s. It was acquired in 2002 by
Landmark Theatres, who did a general refurbishing.
Screen size: 35'
Status: It's doomed. Closing date is unknown. Current
booking policy is first run or moveover mainstream product. Lots of
More information: See the Regent page on Cinema Treasures. Several photos are on Cinema Tour.
The website Silver Screens features a two page 1999
Theatres piece with photos by Don Ceppi that
explores many area theatres.
Here we're at the Mann Regent in 1998.
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A view of the theatre from 2007.
photo: Bill Counter
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a 1998 shot of the exterior of the Regent when
it was still a Mann Theatres house. It's from this great
site's Westwood Theatres page.
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