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About the Avalon Theatre
The Avalon Theatre opened 29th May 1928 with a screening of the Douglas Fairbanks film "The Iron Mask".
Architect were Sumner M. Spaulding and Walter I. Webber, with interior murals by John Gabriel Beckman.
The theatre is on the ground floor of William Wrigley Jr.'s monumental Casino Building, with the ballroom above it. It's still owned by the Wrigley family and operated by their Santa Catalina Island Company. Construction was managed by David M. Renton, who did many other projects for Mr. Wrigley.
With thanks to losangelestheatres.blogspot.com for theatre history.