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I used to volunteer here and all of the experience I had involved theater 2, on the right. Even when the lights are on, the room feels unpleasant and you get the sensation that you’re being watched or followed. Occasionally, I’d peripherally see a shadow walk into the theater, or see movement inside even if the room was empty. Other volunteers and employees have reported a similar feeling of not being alone in there. Before it was an art theater, it was a Spanish-language theater for major movies, but one guest died of a stroke during a showing. The general thought is that he’s the one still there.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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305 E 4th St
Santa Ana, CA 92701
United States

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33.7482573, -117.8651893
Orange County, California
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