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The Senator Theater was a movie theater at 3856 Telegraph. The 1,624 seat theater opened in 1926, and the building was demolished in 1961. 1

They showed movies until 1957, then the building was purchased in 1958 by Bischoff's Surgical Supply with plans to remodel it or build a new building to be their headquarters. 3 They demolished it a few years later in 1961.

Links and References

  1. Curtain Rings Down on Old Fox Senator Oakland Tribune January 5, 1961
  2. ohrphoto.oaktheaters.045.jpg Oakland History Center, Oakland Public Library
  3. Notes On Bay Commerce Oakland Tribune June 6, 1958