But still, the other theaters - the beautiful old movie cinemas from the '30s glamour days: the Village and the Bruin - are opened, I thought. But when I opened the next morning's Saturday LA Times and read this article, I learned I was wrong.
LA Times: "Preservationists are also bracing for the potential loss of the village's two most architecturally distinctive theaters: the Village and Bruin, which date from the 1930s. Encino-based Mann Theatres has given notice that it intends not to renew its leases on the Broxton Avenue theaters -- one Spanish Mission style with the famed neon-lighted Fox tower, the other Art Moderne with a distinctive wraparound marquee. Both are city historic-cultural monuments."
Now, they'll join the other "Cinema Treasures", those once beautiful, magical buildings now demolished or turned into T-shirt shops.