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November 8, 2013 12:10 PM
Tower Theatre: Images of a Sacramento icon
Exterior of the Tower Theatre, which has dominated the corner of Broadway and Land Park for 75 years.
A Sacramento structure that can fairly be called iconic, the Tower Theatre stands as a long-lived sentinel on Broadway.
Photographed in late October, the Tower Theatre stands out on a fair fall night in Sacramento.
Movie goers exit the auditorium and head into into the lobby at the Tower Theatre.
A small cafe styled table and chairs in the theater lobby.
A wide-angle view displays the theater lobby.
Detail of an interior pillar in the lobby.
Theater goers watch a movie trailer in preparation for viewing a feature film in October.
Theater employee Silvia Gomez oversees the making of popcorn at the lobby snack bar.
Sharply ascending seating characterized the auditorium inside Tower Theatre.
Queuing up on their way to the box office, movie-goers prepare to enter the Tower Theatre for a 2012 showing.
The Tower Theatre in 1998 before being sold by Landmark Film Corp.
The lobby is alive with film fans before a 2010 showing.
A classic nighttime shot shows off the color and attractiveness of the theater in 2010.
The Tower Theatre lobby in 2010.
“The Bandit of Sherwood Forest” was playing at the Tower in 1946, when the box office was a classic island design.
Inside the Tower Theatre auditorium in 1939.
An aerial view shows the Tower Theatre at the bottom of the image, just down the street from Edmonds Field, where the Sacramento Solons minor-league baseball team played, in 1939.
From “Images of America, Sacramento’s Land Park,” a photograph of the Tower Theatre lobby in 1939.
The Tower Theatre at twilight in 1988.
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