Castro Theatre

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Castro Theatre
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Castro Theatre

One of San Francisco's finest and best-loved repertory cinemas, this movie palace was built in 1922. It became a registered landmark 55 years later, giving it the protection it deserves. These days it's a dream space of classical murals and rare old film posters, with ceilings that shimmer with gold and films introduced to the strains of a Mighty Wurlitzer pipe organ.


Venue name: Castro Theatre
Address: 429 Castro St
San Francisco

Cross street: at Market St
Transport: Metro to Castro/streetcar F/ Bus 24, 35, 37
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    • Film events Until Sunday April 30 2017
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