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El Capitan Theatre


  • Phone: (818) 845-3110
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1941/05/08 Orson Welles Actor, Director, Producer Orson Welles' 'Citizen Kane' opens at El Capitan in Los Angeles. "I'm usually criticized for talking too much, but right now I hardly know what to say. If it had not been for George J Schaefer, there would not be a Citizen Kane. Citizen Kane
1941/05/08 Busby Berkeley Audience Member "Kane" opening night in LA sells out, luminaries who attend include Bob Hope, John Barrymore, Gloria Swanson, King Vidor, Busby Berkeley, Mickey Rooney, Olivia De Havilland, Charles Laughton and gossip columnist Hedda Hopper. Citizen Kane
1941/05/08 King Vidor Audience Member "Kane" opening night in LA sells out, luminaries who attend include Bob Hope, John Barrymore, Gloria Swanson, King Vidor, Busby Berkeley, Mickey Rooney, Olivia De Havilland, Charles Laughton and gossip columnist Hedda Hopper. Citizen Kane
1941/05/08 Bob Hope Audience Member "Kane" opening night in LA sells out, luminaries who attend include Bob Hope, John Barrymore, Gloria Swanson, King Vidor, Busby Berkeley, Mickey Rooney, Olivia De Havilland, Charles Laughton and gossip columnist Hedda Hopper. Citizen Kane
1941/05/08 Hedda Hopper Audience Member "Kane" opening night in LA sells out, luminaries who attend include Bob Hope, John Barrymore, Gloria Swanson, King Vidor, Busby Berkeley, Mickey Rooney, Olivia De Havilland, Charles Laughton and gossip columnist Hedda Hopper. Citizen Kane
1941/05/08 Charles Laughton Audience Member "Kane" opening night in LA sells out, luminaries who attend include Bob Hope, John Barrymore, Gloria Swanson, King Vidor, Busby Berkeley, Mickey Rooney, Olivia De Havilland, Charles Laughton and gossip columnist Hedda Hopper. Citizen Kane
1991/11/13 Walt Disney Studio Studio "Beauty and the Beast" premieres at the El Capitan Theatre, 6838 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, Los Angeles. Beauty and the Beast
1995/11/19 Pixar Animation Studios Studio "Toy Story" premieres at the El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood. Toy Story
1995/11/19 John Lasseter Director "Toy Story" premieres at the El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood. Toy Story
1999/11/13 Pixar Animation Studios Studio "Toy Story 2" premieres at the El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood. Toy Story 2
2010/06/13 Pixar Animation Studios Studio "Toy Story 3" premieres at the El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood. Toy Story 3

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Particulars for El Capitan Theatre:
Area of Significance Architecture
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Entertainment - Recreation
Historic Use Movie Palace
Historic Use Movie Theater
Owner Private
Area of Significance Theater



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 18th August 1980

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Coulter's Department Store
Registry Address: 5600 Wilshire Blvd.
Registry Number: 80004624
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Certification: Date received-pending nomination
CULTURAL DETAILS
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