Needles Theatre & Masonic Temple
823 W. Broadway Street / Needles, CA / 1941
- movie title: Barnacle Bill (1941), starring Wallace Beery and Marjorie Main
Built in 1929 as a theatre, with a Masonic Temple on the second floor.
The Needles Theatre opened as a movie theatre on March 1, 1930.
The theatre operated continuously until it was badly damaged by fire in
the early-1990's. It has been closed ever since.
Members of the Needles City Council approved a resolution designating the
Needles Masonic Temple Theatre building as an historical structure during the
Needles City Council Meeting held on Tuesday, April 28th, 2015.
(Actual card measures 5 1/2 x 3 1/2")