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The Wig-Wam

circa 1915 (later named Scotts)

Address: 207 E. Seaside Avenue

Capacity: 460 seats

“Long Beach’s Nickel Movie Days,” Independent Press Telegram (Aug. 02, 1964), by Maymie Krythe: According to Krythe, The Wig-Wam featured cowboy films to the delight of the youngsters, who after the show could refresh themselves with five-cent hamburgers.

Wig Wam exterior

Photo courtesy of the Ronald W. Mahan & Joseph J. Musil Photo Theatre Collection

1920 photo of Scotts

1920 photo of the Scotts Theatre, Historical Society of Long Beach