Location: 4510 Irving Street, between 46th and 47th Avenues
Opened: around September 1926 as the Parkview Theatre (there is a construction announcement in the San Francisco Examiner on December 12, 1925, but the first listing in the telephone directory is November 1926).
Renamed: The Sunset Theatre in September 1937.
Remodeled and Renamed again: as the Surf Theatre on July 24, 1957.
Closed: July 7, 1985.
(Thanks to Jack Tillmany for most of this information.)Read a history of the Surf Theatre in this column by Woody LaBounty.
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Surf Theater in the 1960s
Page launched 14 March 2001; updated 22 February 2013.
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