At the edge of the UCLA campus, the Fox Theater Westwood Village, designed by architect Percy Parke Lewis, opened on August 14, 1931, and has hosted movie premieres ever since. It has figured in a few movies too, because it's so flamboyantly dramatic. And this day it was hosting another premiere, something Japanese, while across the street, the Bruin, by S. Charles Lee, with its Streamline Moderne marquee, was quiet. The Bruin opened in December 1937, but both theaters are famous, and the...
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