Nestled in the heart of West Hollywood on Santa Monica Boulevard is a monument that has remained as a reminder of days before casual encounters on Craigslist or Grindr hookups. A throwback to the s, the splendor of the building has been dimmed with buckets of purple paint and tinted windows. The theater, which used to show indie flicks and art house films, was one of the Pussycat chain of theaters and one of the first to show Deep Throat.
Perfectly centered between the gayborhoods of West Hollywood and Silver Lake, Hollywood is home to the American film and television industry and is one of L. That is, until when Orson Welles held the world premiere of Citizen Kane inside the theater. Acting as an exclusive first-run theater for Walt Disney Pictures, the El Capitan is partially responsible for the revitalization of Hollywood Boulevard.
After the demise of the Sunset Pussycat Theatre, this is the only theatre showing straight porn in the greater metropolitan Los Angeles area. It may also be the last theatre in Los Angeles with a turnstile entrance as well. It may have been a small silent theater in the past and it seems to have been at this location for a great many years now.
Vista Theatre opened on October 9, as a single-screen theater. In addition to screening films, the theater also showed vaudeville acts on stage. The owners later removed every other row to allow for increased legroom, reducing the number of seats to
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In the age of the Internet, the idea of watching porn in an actual movie house might seem like a quaint act from another era — like pumping water or dialing up AOL. At a recent party of and year-olds, someone asked how many people had been to a porn theater. Only three hands went up.
The combination of testosterone and walls lined with gay adult books, magazines, DVDs, sex toys and lubricants among other novelties makes for a particularly sexually charged environment, otherwise known as ground zero for cruising. In addition to this WeHo mainstay, there's also a Silver Lake outpost. The fact that both stores are within stumbling distance of popular gay hot spots like Akbar Silver Lake and Fubar WeHo only adds to their allure.
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It was located on Hollywood Boulevard at N. Inthere was also a much smaller Hollywood Century Theater, operating as a gay male adult theatre at Hollywood Boulevard. When it became an adult house, the films were promoted with large "cut-out" posters which faced Hollywood Boulevard.