El Capitan Theatre

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The El Capitan Theatre is Hollywood California is a historic movie palace that first opened in 1926.  It theatre exterior features a Spanish Colonial Revival design.  When it was purchased by Paramount in 1942, the theatre was renamed as the Hollywood Paramount Theatre.

The El Capitan Theatre is sometimes referred to as "Hollywood's First Home of Spoken Drama".  Many famous movies premiered at the El Capitan including "Citizen Kane" in 1941.

El Capitan Theatre
El Capitan Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard

The El Capitan Theatre is currently owned by the Walt Disney Company.  Consequently, it is often used to host the premiere performances of Walt Disney film productions.

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