Southeast Portland's marvelous relic of Hollywood's Golden Age is a stunning movie palace full of wonder and surprises. For nearly four generations now, the Bagdad's Mediterranean and neon persona and daily offerings of celluloid adventures have made it an icon of Portland's vibrant Hawthorne District. A movie hall of the best sort, the Bagdad's interior is an attraction unto itself with barreled arches, ornate, wrought iron fixtures, brilliant-colored mosaic work, and painted and stenciled Mediterranean designs and mythical characters. Kick back in the theater and enjoy a slice of pizza and handcrafted ale during the show, or come early and enjoy dinner in the casual pub that fronts the theater. Today, with nearly 700 seats, the theater offers a grand, well-designed forum for multimedia presentations. For smaller groups, Greater Trumps and the Backstage Bar is just around the corner.