Monday, July 10, 2006

Pop quiz



I recently took the photo above in Humboldt County. Can you name the location?

9 Comments:

Blogger Fred said...

Yes. The picture was taken in a theater.

6:30 AM  
Blogger Jack said...

Ok. You get an A+ for that answer. Now, for extra credit, can you name the theater?

1:28 PM  
Blogger Eric V. Kirk said...

Is this the new/old Arcata Theater?

10:28 PM  
Blogger Fred said...

"Now, for extra credit, can you name the theater?".

Uhhhhh....Hmmmmm...just give me a second and I'll try and come up with something.

Oh, how about the new/old Arcata Theater?

6:50 AM  
Blogger Jessie said...

It looks like it might be the Minor Theatre...

2:39 PM  
Blogger Jessie said...

Could it be the Minor Theatre?

2:46 PM  
Blogger Jack said...

That photo, taken Monday, is of the Orick Theater. There are 320 seats and the place is immaculate. I'm not clear on the dates, so don't quote me on this, but I believe the theater opened around 1960 and closed at the end of the decade.


If I can overcome some technical obtacles, I'll post a copy of a showbill the owner gave me, circa 1962.

4:41 PM  
Blogger Fred said...

Wow. I never knew Orick had a theater.

6:37 AM  
Blogger Eric V. Kirk said...

Wow. It could hold the whole town!

5:40 PM  

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