The Egyptian Theater of the past...

1922 Egyptian

The Egyptian in 1922, the year it was finished.

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(L-R) Side view of the interior of the Egyptian pre-1955 when the proscenium was removed to put in a wide screen for the road show of Oklahoma -- in glorious Cinemascope! Notice the ornate curtain. View of the ceiling when the columns and proscenium were still intact.

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This old postcard of the theatre is much what it looks like today now that the courtyard has been restored to its 1922 appearance.


Egyptian in 1946

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(L-R) The Egyptian Theatre in 1946 during a run of The Postman Always Rings Twice. The Egyptian screening The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964) starring Debbie Reynolds. Notice the solid marquee. King of Kings premiere 1962.