Cinne Arts Theatre

5651 Hollywood Boulevard,
Los Angeles, CA 90028

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Additional Info

Functions: Retail

Styles: Art Deco

Previous Names: Cinne Arts Theater

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Street view of the Cinne Arts Theatre.

Located on the ground floor, of a two storey Art Deco style building. The Cinne Arts Theatre was opened as an adult movie theatre in June 1970. It was operating 24 hours a day in the 1970’s as an adult theatre.

The space became retail use as a home decor, arts and gift shop who later vacated. It remains in other retail use.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on January 13, 2011 at 2:30 pm

A vintage 1970’s photograph showing the Cinne Arts Theatre:
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socal09 on June 12, 2011 at 10:31 am

The home decor shop has moved out and the space is once again empty.

moviebuff82 on July 3, 2013 at 9:43 pm

As a result of the economic recession that hit this state under Arnie’s reign.

KayaƖzkaracalar on August 31, 2013 at 3:23 pm

Bill Osco’s first film Whatever Happened to Stud Flame played here in June 1970 which was busted by the police as a result. There was a lengthy court case which was covered by the AP.

rivest266 on August 5, 2016 at 8:37 pm

First ad: June 16th, 1970. It can be seen in the photo section.

rivest266 on August 5, 2016 at 8:53 pm

Landlords vs. Adult Cinemas:

CStefanic on January 24, 2019 at 4:25 pm

The Cinne Arts Theatre can be seen in the 1977 Robert Altman produced, Robert Benton directed feature “The Late Show”. In a scene where Bill Macy’s character is tracked down by the film’s antagonists. He is seen viewing an adult picture. Both the exterior and interiors are seen.

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