Movie Town, OC’s Last Great Video-Rental Store, Set to Close After 25 Years
Updated: Aug 17, 2020
On a recent Friday night, Movie Town in Anaheim bustled with more customers roaming the aisles than usual. It appeared that the video-rental store enjoyed the kind of foot traffic needed to continue making it an OC rarity in an era of digital streaming. But far from a display of resurgence, loyal customers began bidding farewell. After 25 years in business Movie Town, named “Best Place to Rent a Video” by the Weekly in 2016, is closing down for good this week.
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