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Stadium Theatre

Photo from the Ed Haselwood collection
1653 Cravens Ave
Torrance CA

Demolished 2002
Record #16282  
 Opened: 1949
 Closed: 1991
 Demolished: 2002
Capacity: 900 seats
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Pussycat
 Previously operated by: Grand Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Ed Haselwood.

Known as the Stadium Theatre from 1949 to 1968, this theater became the Pussycat until 1991, when it closed. It sat unused, except by film crews, until it's demolition in 2002.

The theater is featured in the film "Ed Wood" as the host of the premiere of Bride of the Monster. The theater marquee was changed to "AURORA" for the filming of "If These Walls Could Talk 2".

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Last featured 6/8/2002. Last edited 8/29/2010.

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