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The Warner: Truly a Grand Theatre

The Warner Grand Theatre in Downtown San Pedro

When the Warner Grand Theatre opened on January 20, 1931, studio mogul Jack Warner called it, “The Castle of Your Dreams.”

Over the years it has been that a more to generations.

The Warner Grand was the first theater in the area to be equipped to show films with sound. Elegant surroundings for Hollywood’s features, shorts, and serials, and especially for those Saturday kids’ matinees.

Week after week the Warner Grand brought the latest film entertainment to San Pedro and Harbor area residents and others who would travel to experience its sumptuous Art Deco style.