Opened: June 10, 1926
First film: "Madam Behave!" starring Julian Eltinge (a famous drag queen)
Location: Irving Street, on the north side between 14th and 15th Avenues. Sunset District, San Francisco, CA
Closed: July 8, 1962
The Irving, with its stunning sign that lit up the Inner Sunset at night, was torn down in 1962. An apartment building now occupies the lot.
(Thanks to Jack Tillmany for this information.)
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