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tkpepper commented about Roosevelt Theatre on Nov 19, 2008 at 11:25 am

Here’s a 1939 shot that shows this theatre as being the Roosevelt. Apparently the “Roosevelt” name had migrated down from another theatre located on the 200 block of S Main shortly before this shot was taken… and sometime in the coming decade the “Roosevelt” name would once again return to the 200 block.

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tkpepper commented about Linda Lea Theatre on Nov 18, 2008 at 1:39 pm

USC Archives just recently added the “Whittington Studio Collection” of photos. Do a search on “Whittington Main” and you’ll find about a dozen or more great shots of Main Street all taken around 1939!

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tkpepper commented about Linda Lea Theatre on Nov 18, 2008 at 12:53 pm

Here’s a detailed new USC archive photo taken in 1939 of the Arrow theatre:

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