Midtown Toronto Theatres

There were many movie theatres in Toronto located north of Bloor.

Alphabetical links: A    B    C    E    F    G    H    P    
 

List of all subjects. You can also see all the historic photos for a given neighbourhood. We also have a list of all the photos arranged by date.

And you can also go up a level to see the other photos we've put under the category of theatre photos.

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1939 Historic photo from 1939 - Avenue Theatre - People gathered  at night - 680 seats in Forest HillAvenue Theatre - People gathered at night - 680 seats
78 years ago - Forest Hill - 1939
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1939 Historic photo from Tuesday, August 1, 1939 - Avenue Theatre Marquee - opened 1938, closed 1955 in Forest HillAvenue Theatre Marquee - opened 1938, closed 1955
78 years ago - Forest Hill - Tuesday, August 1, 1939
Max temp: 27.8°C - Min temp: 18.3°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1939 Historic photo from Tuesday, August 1, 1939 - Avenue Theatre with Anna Neagle and Herbert Wilcox out front - 331 Eglinton Aveue West in Forest HillAvenue Theatre with Anna Neagle and Herbert Wilcox out front - 331 Eglinton Aveue West
78 years ago - Forest Hill - Tuesday, August 1, 1939
Max temp: 27.8°C - Min temp: 18.3°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
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1942 Historic photo from 1942 - Belsize Theatre - 551 Mount Pleasant - opened 1922 - renamed The Crest in 1950 - now the Regent in Davisville VillageBelsize Theatre - 551 Mount Pleasant - opened 1922 - renamed The Crest in 1950 - now the Regent
75 years ago - Davisville Village - 1942
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1942 Historic photo from 1942 - Belsize Theatre - auditorium and balcony, stage to standee in Davisville VillageBelsize Theatre - auditorium and balcony, stage to standee
75 years ago - Davisville Village - 1942
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
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1921 Historic photo from Tuesday, November 22, 1921 - Capitol Theatre - 2492 Yonge Street - showing movies from mid-1930s to 1998 in North TorontoCapitol Theatre - 2492 Yonge Street - showing movies from mid-1930s to 1998
96 years ago - North Toronto - Tuesday, November 22, 1921
Max temp: 6.1°C - Min temp: -0.6°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1926 Historic photo from 1926 - Capitol Theatre - built as a Vaudeville house seating 1,079 guests in 1918 in North TorontoCapitol Theatre - built as a Vaudeville house seating 1,079 guests in 1918
91 years ago - North Toronto - 1926
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1926 Historic photo from 1926 - Capitol Theatre - Panoramic Camera Company photograph in North TorontoCapitol Theatre - Panoramic Camera Company photograph
91 years ago - North Toronto - 1926
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1983 Historic photo from Saturday, September 3, 1983 - Capitol Theatre - with sign for the movie The Draughtsmans Contract in North TorontoCapitol Theatre - with sign for the movie The Draughtsmans Contract
34 years ago - North Toronto - Saturday, September 3, 1983
Max temp: 27.8°C - Min temp: 16.9°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)
1983 Historic photo from Saturday, September 3, 1983 - Capitol Theatre and buildings to the north - 2498 Yonge St. - Penelope Hope, Soraya Sewing Supplies in North TorontoCapitol Theatre and buildings to the north - 2498 Yonge St. - Penelope Hope, Soraya Sewing Supplies
34 years ago - North Toronto - Saturday, September 3, 1983
Max temp: 27.8°C - Min temp: 16.9°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)
1933 Historic photo from Wednesday, November 29, 1933 - Capitol Threatre building - now the Capitol Event Theatre at 2492 Yonge St in North TorontoCapitol Threatre building - now the Capitol Event Theatre at 2492 Yonge St
84 years ago - North Toronto - Wednesday, November 29, 1933
Max temp: 11.1°C - Min temp: 0.0°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1947 Historic photo from 1947 - Circle Theatre auditorium and screen in North Toronto 1933-1956 in Sherwood ParkCircle Theatre auditorium and screen in North Toronto 1933-1956
70 years ago - Sherwood Park - 1947
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1945 Historic photo from 1945 - Circle Theatre marquee at 2567 Yonge Street in Sherwood ParkCircle Theatre marquee at 2567 Yonge Street
72 years ago - Sherwood Park - 1945
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
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1983 Historic photo from Saturday, September 3, 1983 - Eglinton Theatre at 400 Eglinton Ave W - showing James Bond Octopussy in AllenbyEglinton Theatre at 400 Eglinton Ave W - showing James Bond Octopussy
34 years ago - Allenby - Saturday, September 3, 1983
Max temp: 27.8°C - Min temp: 16.9°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)
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1947 Historic photo from 1947 - Fairlawn Theatre on Yonge St. showing The Man Within - Deltra Dress shop next door in Bedford ParkFairlawn Theatre on Yonge St. showing The Man Within - Deltra Dress shop next door
70 years ago - Bedford Park - 1947
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
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1966 Historic photo from 1966 - Glendale Theatre at night with 2001 A Space Odyssey posters 1661 Avenue Road in Bedford ParkGlendale Theatre at night with 2001 A Space Odyssey posters 1661 Avenue Road
51 years ago - Bedford Park - 1966
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
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1943 Historic photo from 1943 - Hollywood Theatre - entrance to auditorium - opened 1930, closed 1999 in Deer ParkHollywood Theatre - entrance to auditorium - opened 1930, closed 1999
74 years ago - Deer Park - 1943
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1943 Historic photo from 1943 - Hollywood Theatre - lobby and entrance - 1519 Yonge Street north of St. Clair in Deer ParkHollywood Theatre - lobby and entrance - 1519 Yonge Street north of St. Clair
74 years ago - Deer Park - 1943
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1943 Historic photo from 1943 - Hollywood Theatre - marquee and exterior in Deer ParkHollywood Theatre - marquee and exterior
74 years ago - Deer Park - 1943
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1974 Historic photo from Sunday, June 2, 1974 - Hollywood Theatre - original details still visible on the right side of the building in Deer ParkHollywood Theatre - original details still visible on the right side of the building
43 years ago - Deer Park - Sunday, June 2, 1974
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
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1949 Historic photo from 1949 - Park Theatre - marquee and exterior - 3291 Yonge Street - originally the Bedford in Bedford ParkPark Theatre - marquee and exterior - 3291 Yonge Street - originally the Bedford
68 years ago - Bedford Park - 1949
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1949 Historic photo from 1949 - Park Theatre, when it was the Bedford Theatre - 1921-1984 in Bedford ParkPark Theatre, when it was the Bedford Theatre - 1921-1984
68 years ago - Bedford Park - 1949
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1949 Historic photo from 1949 - Park Theatre, when it was the Bedford Theatre - auditorium - standee to stage in Bedford ParkPark Theatre, when it was the Bedford Theatre - auditorium - standee to stage
68 years ago - Bedford Park - 1949
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)