Catalina, now an island for the rich, loses its theater

It does show movies, however! Upvoted 2 weeks ago. Terry Gardner December 28, 2014. Beautiful location I just need to time it right to get to see a movie there sometime. Steve S. June 30, 2011. Be sure and check out the Museum too! Just to the right on the bottom floor across from the Casino Dock Cafe! Upvoted 3 weeks ago. Randy Haukom-Brandt February 19, 2013. Saw 'Argo' here - awesome Catalina Island Casino, Avalon: Address, Phone Number, Catalina Island Casino Reviews: 4.5/5 Catalina Island Casino: Casino - See 865 traveller reviews, 495 candid photos, and great deals for Avalon, CA, at Tripadvisor. Movies at the iconic Avalon give movie discount tickets to everyone who takes the tour of the Catalina Casino. I’m sure Catalina Island Co. officials can brainstorm many ways to increase Located on the lower level of the Catalina Casino, the Avalon Theatre is an art deco masterpiece and was the first theatre in the United States designed specifically for talking pictures. The theatre’s legendary acoustics were copied by the builders of Radio City Music Hall in New York. The theatre’s hand-painted murals, which adorn its 43-foot high dome, were designed by John Gabriel Located in the lower level of the iconic Catalina Casino, the historic Avalon Theatre features a 50-foot domed ceiling that soars over the theater's 1,184 seats below, and the Art Deco murals that adorn its walls create a stunning ambiance. And you’ll be amazed by the theatre's ground-breaking acoustics. First-run films are no longer shown at Avalon Theatre; however, we invite you to explore Huell gets a special tour of a California icon: the Catalina Casino. It has been the focal point of Santa Catalina since it opened over eighty years ago on May 29, 1929. Completely restored just a few years ago, the ballroom retains its original romantic style — with beautiful rose-hued walls, an arching, fifty-foot ceiling and five Tiffany chandeliers. Catalina Casino is an iconic landmark in the City of Avalon on Catalina Island. Still in remarkable shape despite being over 80 years old! The structure is the first most noticeable building when you arrive to Avalon via boat. Construction was funded by Wrigley, the father of chewing gums. The casino is famous for its huge ballroom as well as a small museum of Catalina Island in the back The Casino on Catalina Island is one of Southern California’s most distinctive landmarks. With its classic Moorish architecture and red-tile roof, the building has been a fixture in postcards, photographs and paintings for more than a century. For tens of thousands of visitors and thousands of Catalina Island residents, its looming presence is an immediate indicator of Avalon. While tours Just as it has for decades, the Catalina Casino continues to offer great entertainment. It has long been a top choice for entertainment of all types from first-run movies to Broadway productions. Although some are confused by the name “Casino,” the name casino in this case traces its roots within the Italian language. Casino, in this instance, means a “gathering place.” Restored in

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