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Theater Thursday: Yuba City

May 22nd, 2014 by Sara Gunasekara

This week’s feature in our Theater Thursday series takes us to Yuba City, California. The image below, from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1957.  Did you ever attend a movie at the Sutter Theater? If so, please share your memories with us.

Today’s post marks the end of our Theater Thursday series. We hope that you’ve enjoyed seeing a number of the theaters in Northern California. Stay tuned as we launch a new series next week.

At Yuba City, Calif., 1957.

At Yuba City, Calif., 1957.

 

Theater Thursday: Westwood

May 15th, 2014 by Sara Gunasekara

This week’s feature in our Theater Thursday series takes us to Westwood, California. The image below, from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1945. Did you ever attend a movie at this theater ? If so, please share your memories with us.

Theater at Westwood, California, 1945.

Theater at Westwood, California, 1945.

Theater Thursday: Ukiah

May 8th, 2014 by Sara Gunasekara

This week’s feature in our Theater Thursday series takes us to Ukiah, California. The image below, from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1949. Did you ever attend a movie at the Ukiah Theatre? If so, please share your memories with us.

Ukiah Theatre, 1949.

Ukiah Theatre, 1949.

Theater Thursday: Susanville

May 1st, 2014 by Sara Gunasekara

This week’s feature in our Theater Thursday series takes us to Susanville, California. The image below, from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1946. Did you ever attend a movie at the Sierra Theatre? If so, please share your memories with us.

Sierra Theatre, Susanville, 1946.

Sierra Theatre, Susanville, 1946.

 

Theater Thursday: Redding

April 24th, 2014 by Sara Gunasekara

This week’s feature in our Theater Thursday series takes us to Redding, California. The image below, from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1941. Did you ever attend a movie at the Cascade Theatre? If so, please share your memories with us.

At Redding, Calif., 1941.

At Redding, Calif., 1941.

Theater Thursday: Portola

April 17th, 2014 by Sara Gunasekara

This week’s feature in our Theater Thursday series takes us to Portola, California. The images below are from our Eastman Originals Collection. The first image was taken in 1938 while the second image is undated. However, the movies listed on the marquee can help us date the second photograph to 1939.

Did you ever attend a movie at the Portola Theatre? If so, please share your memories with us.

"The Portola Theatre," Portola, Calif., 1938

“The Portola Theatre,” Portola, Calif., 1938

Portola Theatre, undated.

Portola Theatre, undated.

 

Theater Thursday: Paradise

March 27th, 2014 by Sara Gunasekara

This week’s feature in our Theater Thursday series takes us to Paradise, California. The image below, from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1945.  Did you ever attend a movie at the El Rey Theatre? If so, please share your memories with us.

At Paradise, Calif., 1945

At Paradise, Calif., 1945

Theater Thursday: Oroville

March 20th, 2014 by Sara Gunasekara

This week’s feature in our Theater Thursday series is a twofer with the State and Empire Theatres located in the same shot. The image below, from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in Oroville, California in 1948.  Did you ever attend a movie at the Empire or State Theatres? If so, please share your memories with us.

At Oroville, Calif., 1948

At Oroville, Calif., 1948

Theater Thursday: Marysville

March 13th, 2014 by Sara Gunasekara

This week’s feature in our Theater Thursday series takes us to Marysville, California. The image below, from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1945. Did you ever attend a movie at the State Theatre? If so, please share your memories with us.

At Marysville, California, 1945.

At Marysville, California, 1945.

Theater Thursday: Loyalton

March 6th, 2014 by Sara Gunasekara

This week’s feature in our Theater Thursday series takes us to Loyalton, California. The image below, from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1949. Did you ever attend a movie at the Sierra Theater? If so, please share your memories with us.

Loyalton, Calif., 1949

Loyalton, Calif., 1949