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The address given up top is for the Allerton Theatre. The Barnes Theatre was at the corner of Allerton Ave & Barnes Ave.
Closed in January 2019.
This theatre appears to be closed.
Was this ever a commercially operating cinema?
It was opened in a former house and was very small. The correct address was 402 Main street. The building was demolished sometimes between 2009 and 2013 as can be seen on Google Streetview.
The only reference I have found to this theatre, other than here, is at http://mossbankempress.blogspot.com/p/austin-davis.html
Now called The Drive In At Manitou Beach.
This was farther down the road. 1720 Broadway Ave E would be a more accurate address.
Address was 1316 Central Avenue
According to the Alberta Registry of Historic Places the street address to this building is 7738, not 7724 as listed here.
No longer seems to be owned by Magic Lantern Theatres
The building is still there today as the Lady Luck Lounge. If you look closely at the Google Streetview you can see the faint outline of the theatre’s arched entryway on the building’s facade.
There’s a Palace Theatre listed at 414 5th St S in the 1927 Lethbridge City Directory, so it seems this theatre was open as the Palace before it became the Capitol in 1929.
This seems to have closed in 2020 due to the pandemic.
There were three separate Starland Theatres on this site. The first one was the one originally known as the Royal which became the Starland in 1910 - it actually sat just south of this address. The second opened in 1911 and was closed and demolished in 1921. The third one opened later in 1921.
The Lyric was listed in the 1914/15 American Motion Picture Directory as being at the corner of Maple St and Florence St in Ansted, so it was probably not the same theatre.
That being said, Maple & Florence Sts do not meet so was it an error or have streets been renamed/rerouted in the last 100+ years?
501 S Broadway St would be a better address as that is where the parking lot is. 500 is a house across the street.
Address was 1171 National Rd
Further research indicates the Anas Theatre opened in 1927 as the Manas Theatre before being renamed in 1940. It was on Main St at Avenue E and has long since been demolished for a steel plant.
Correct address was 505 7th St.
Is there any evidence this building was ever a theatre? It doesn’t look like one and I have found information that says it was the offices for the Anas theatres.
Correct address is 216 Main St W
The address looks to be 217 Third Avenue.
I’m not sure where the information that it reopened in 2021 came from. As far as I can tell it closed in October 2019 and never reopened.
correct address is 127 Main St
The correct address for this is 209 Railroad Ave.
This was known as the Grafton Theatre when the building was gutted by fire in 1947. The top floor, which contained the theatre, was removed following the fire although the rest of the building remains.