80th Anniversary of the El Rey Theater
To celebrate the 80th anniversary of Ingleside's landmark movie house the El Rey, residents of the OMI will have the opportunity to step inside an old movie palace and view the design of a master architect of the art deco style.
Therese Poletti, author of "Art Deco San Francisco: The Architecture of Timothy Pflueger," will speak about Pflueger and his architectural design of the El Rey Theatre.
Following the talk will be a screening of The Smiling Lieutenant starring Maurice Chevalier, the first film shown in the theatre.
There will be refreshments and musical entertainment by students from neighborhood schools.
All proceeds will benefit the Geneva Car Barn & Powerhouse.
Time: Doors open at 7:00 p.m., film at 8:30 p.m.
Date: Saturday, November 19th
Tickets will be available at the door.
Tickets are also available at:
El Rey Theater
1970 Ocean Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94112
Sponsors: The Ingleside Light and Voice of Pentecost