Princess Theatre

218 E. Fourth Street,
Santa Ana, CA 92701

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on July 25, 2007 at 5:59 pm

This theatre needs an AKA as the Lyric Theatre, per Ron Pierce’s first paragraph at top.

The movie named on the marquee in the photo to which Lost Memory linked above, Oh Billy, Behave, was released in 1926.

kencmcintyre on June 7, 2007 at 9:19 pm

Here is an article from the LA Times dated 5/3/41:

Patrons Flee Theater Fire in Santa Ana

Several hundred patrons filed from the Princess Theater without injury tonight as fire broke out in the projection booth, manager Daryl Johnson reported. Amount of damage to the theater, which is located at 4th and Spurgeon Streets, was not estimated, although it was reported that the booth and a portion of the balcony were burned.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on August 9, 2005 at 6:09 am

Listed in Film Daily Yearbook’s 1941 & 1943 as the Princess Theatre with a seating capacity of 550.