The Bagdad Theater and Pub


The Bagdad Theater and Pub

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name = Bagdad Theatre
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caption = View from across Hawthorne Boulevard.
location = Portland, Oregon
nearest_city =
lat_degrees = 45
lat_minutes = 30
lat_seconds = 42.8
lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 122
long_minutes = 37
long_seconds = 31.5
long_direction = W
area =
built = 1927
architect = Thomas & Mercier
architecture = Mission Revival / Spanish Colonial Revival
added = March 8, 1989
visitation_num =
visitation_year =
refnum = 89000099
mpsub =
governing_body =

The Bagdad Theater is a movie theater in the Hawthorne District of Portland, Oregon, United States. It originally opened in 1927 and was the site of the premiere gala of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" in 1975 , and of "My Own Private Idaho" in 1991. [http://www.mcmenamins.com/index.php?loc=9&id=500]

The theater (as the Bagdad Theatre) was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. [http://www.oregon.gov/OPRD/HCD/NATREG/docs/oregon_nr_list.pdf]

It is currently owned by the McMenamins brewpub chain.

Popular Culture

* The Bagdad was featured briefly in the beginning of the film " Bongwater".
* The Bagdad was prominently featured in the film "What the Bleep Do We Know!?".
* The Bagdad was featured in the Food Network television program The Secret Life Of. [http://www.foodnetwork.com/food/show_sf/episode/0,1976,FOOD_17616_45711,00.html]

External links

* [http://www.mcmenamins.com/index.php?loc=9&id=176 McMenamins Bagdad Theater]
* [http://www.myspace.com/bagdadtheater Bagdad Theater on Myspace]


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