Astec Theatre

W. 5th Street and South B Street,
Oxnard, CA 93030

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AndrewBarrett on April 24, 2014 at 6:27 pm

According to “The Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ” by David L. Junchen, pg. 628,

an “unidentified theatre” in Oxnard had a two manual, three rank Smith theatre pipe organ installed at some point.

No date or other details are given in the book.

Looking through the pages for various Oxnard theatres in this website, it seems possible that the Aztec Theatre, or the Strand Theatre, could have been a home to this instrument at one point, since Smith installed most of their organs between about 1916 and 1926. Does anybody know more?

MagicLantern on April 20, 2010 at 6:03 pm

This is the multiplex in question: /theaters/32498/