El Capitan Theatre

El Capitan Theatre (HM2E1I)

Location: Los Angeles, CA 90028 Los Angeles County
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N 34° 6.088', W 118° 20.4'

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The most lavish of four Hollywood Blvd. theatres designed for live performances opened in 1926, featuring stars such as Joan Fontaine, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Lon Chaney, Jr., Buster Keaton, Clark Gable, Henry Fonda, Jason Robards and Will Rogers. It was renamed the Paramount Theatre in 1942 and became a movie palace. "Citizen Kane" premiered here. Its original name and appearance were restored in 1990. The exterior is Spanish Colonial style and the interior is East Indian. (Marker Number 42.)
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Date Added Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 at 4:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 376397 N 3774216
Decimal Degrees34.10146667, -118.34000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 6.088', W 118° 20.4'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 6' 5.28" N, 118° 20' 24" W
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Area Code(s)323, 626, 213, 310, 818,
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6834 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90028, US
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