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Review of Avalon Theater

Avalon Theater
Ranked #9 of 56 things to do in Avalon
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Owner description: The Avalon Theatre is located in the lower level of the Catalina Casino building. It was built in 1929 as one of the first theaters designed for talking movies. The original Page organ still is played before the movies on Friday-Sunday nights. The theater features first-run movies, seats 1,184 people, is 138 feet across and 43 feet high. Art deco murals by John Gabriel Beckman (designed the artwork in the Grauman's Chinese Theater)adorn the walls and create a glamorous ambiance.
Reviewed May 14, 2012

Just go and get there early so you can spend some time taking in the theater itself before the show. Seating for over a thousand so I'm sure you'll get in.

Thank Rodney B
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Reviewed May 12, 2012

Great old theater. Spectacular murals and architecture. We saw a movie there and would go back again. Love Avalon, wish we could live there.

Thank Annette R
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Reviewed May 10, 2012

This movie theater has been restored to its glory days. Go to a movie just to see the interior decor of the theater.

Thank RMLosAngeles
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Reviewed May 7, 2012

Great place to catch a movie...spacious theatre...plus on Friday nights before the show...you will be treated to a spectacular organ performance by a local on the original theatre organ...a wonderful and totally unique experience..and the popcorn is great!

Thank WendyMullen
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Reviewed May 2, 2012

Beautiful art deco art, amazing Page organ, the best place in the world for silent film festivals.

Thank Susan K
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