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Review of El Capitan Theatre

El Capitan Theatre
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Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Have to go see”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2013

I love this theater. It brings you back in time. The grandeur, the atmosphere. The place is beautiful. You will love the memorabilia on display. The performance we saw was truly memorable, as I am sure they all are. Put it on your list to see.

Visited July 2012
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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“Definitely worth a visit to catch a movie!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2013

This theatre is worth visiting if you're visiting Hollywood. We went to see Oz The Great and Powerful and were treated to a magician show immediately beforehand. It is an old school theatre but used very well as a cinema. They try to show relevant memorabilia in the lobby areas as its Hollywood. For Oz the Great and Powerful, there were props and original costumes from the movie on show which was pretty cool. I'm sure they would do similar for whatever movie was showing. Not particulary cheap to visit mind you. A bit more expensive than UK cinemas but then again, it is Hollywood!

Visited March 2013
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Hillsborough, NC
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“What an experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2013

We saw Oz, the Great and Powerful last week here, and it was an incredible experience. It was really neat to see the costumes and other memorabilia from the movie in the lobby. The theater was absolutely beautiful. The live organ music only added to the ambiance of this great theater. The light show before the movie was great as well. Please give this place a try!

Visited April 2013
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Los Angeles
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Perfect Restoration”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2013

Bravo for Disney's excellent restoration of this Hollywood landmark. The balcony lobby is filled with photos of famous events at the theater including the many premiers that took place there. The projection is perfect, the organist is amazing and the staff is Disney trained to a T.

Visited April 2013
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Gainesville
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“Great Old Hollywood Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

Last week, our family saw "Oz" at the El Capitan. The theatre is so ornate and beautiful--a real treasure. Afterward we went next door to the soda shop for ice cream. Fun, fun afternoon.

Visited March 2013
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