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ScreenClassic commented about Capitol Theatre on Feb 9, 2016 at 7:37 pm

Here’s the updated link for the linked photo of the Capitol from 1936.

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ScreenClassic commented about ESCAPE FROM THE BRONX (1983) on Jan 7, 2016 at 2:26 am

Never did catch this movie in theatres when it was first out, but I did see it on TV a few times under the name Escape 2000.

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ScreenClassic commented about Eagle Ridge Cinema on Jan 1, 2016 at 3:14 am

The former Eagle Ridge Cinemas space has since been renovated into a fitness gym, Club 16 Trevor Linden Fitness, as seen in the current Google Maps street view.

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ScreenClassic commented about Roxy Theatre on Jan 1, 2016 at 3:13 am

According to the picture above, the theatre changed to its present name as the Roxy in 1952.

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ScreenClassic commented about Parkwood Theatre on Jan 1, 2016 at 2:40 am

According to the May 17, 1991 edition of the Prince George Citizen (link below), it was reported that the Parkwood Theatre had closed two days earlier on May 15, as part of the planned expansion of the Parkwood Mall which would necessitate the theatre’s demolition:

Prince George Citizen – May 17, 1991 (Page 1, “Mall expansion plans under way”)

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ScreenClassic commented about Arcturus Theatre on Dec 13, 2015 at 5:45 am

The Arcturus Theatre’s website is located here:

Arcturus Theatre

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ScreenClassic commented about Original Coronet exterior on Nov 11, 2015 at 10:35 am

This photo must’ve been taken shortly after the theatre closed, as it was already closed when I first saw it on a trip to Victoria in 1989. Looks great.

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ScreenClassic commented about Dolphin Cinemas on Nov 11, 2015 at 5:08 am

Status should now be listed as demolished. The current Google street view shows construction going on at the site of the old Dolphin.

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ScreenClassic commented about Apollo Cinema on Sep 3, 2015 at 8:13 am

The Apollo Cinema website is listed here:

Apollo Cinema

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ScreenClassic commented about Fraser Theatre on Feb 18, 2015 at 1:37 am

A 1985 view of the Fraser Theatre can be seen in the link below:

Fraser Theatre – 1985

Status should be set to Demolished. The Fraser was later torn down to make way for a bank, as the building seen beside the bank in the current Google street view is the same building seen beside the Fraser in the linked photo.

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ScreenClassic commented about Paramount Theatre on Feb 7, 2015 at 6:27 am

The Paramount should now be listed as demolished, as the current Google street view shows the former theatre site now being used for a community garden.

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ScreenClassic commented about Capitol Theatre on Feb 7, 2015 at 5:19 am

The address for the Capitol Theatre was 220 Bastion Street. It closed on June 17, 1972 and was replaced by the nearby Fiesta Twin Theatres on 91 Chapel Street, which opened on October 26 that year.

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ScreenClassic commented about Rialto White Rock on Feb 7, 2015 at 5:10 am

The Rialto Twin is now listed as part of the Hollywood 3 Cinemas chain, as seen at its website:

Hollywood 3 Cinemas

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ScreenClassic commented about Criterion 4 White Rock on Feb 7, 2015 at 5:09 am

The Caprice White Rock is now listed as part of the Hollywood 3 Cinemas chain, as seen at its website:

Hollywood 3 Cinemas

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ScreenClassic commented about Caprice Duncan on Feb 7, 2015 at 5:05 am

The Caprice Twin is now listed as part of the Hollywood 3 Cinemas chain, as seen at its website:

Hollywood 3 Cinemas

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ScreenClassic commented about Avenue Theatre on Oct 5, 2014 at 7:45 am

The Demolished status should be removed from this article, as I found a Facebook page that features the Avenue, which was not demolished but most recently operated as a live theatre and concert venue:

Avenue Theatre on Facebook

Here’s a photo taken of the Avenue in 2012:

Avenue Theatre

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ScreenClassic commented about Meadowlark Theatre on Oct 5, 2014 at 7:36 am

Status should be listed as demolished. The Meadowlark was torn down in 1992, as shown in these photos:

Demolition of the Meadowlark Cinerama Meadowlark Cinerama demolition 1992 – 1 Meadowlark Cinerama demolition 1992 – 2

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ScreenClassic commented about Ridge Theatre on Aug 30, 2014 at 7:05 am

Status should now be set to Demolished. Here’s a link to a photo of the demolition of the Ridge taken last October:

Ridge Theatre demolition

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ScreenClassic commented about Landmark 12 Guildford on Aug 7, 2014 at 2:29 am

This should be renamed as the Landmark 12 Guildford, as Landmark Cinemas took this theatre over in October 2013 as part of its acquisition of Empire’s Western Canada and Ontario theatres.

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ScreenClassic commented about Landmark 8 London on Aug 7, 2014 at 2:21 am

This theatre should be renamed as the Landmark 8 London. Landmark Cinemas took over management of the complex as part of its acquisition of Empire’s Ontario and Western Canada operations in October 2013.

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ScreenClassic commented about Eve Theatre on Jul 18, 2014 at 12:54 am

This article shows the Eve when it was known as the Baronet in 1969, following renovations: link

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ScreenClassic commented about Capilano Cinema on Jul 18, 2014 at 12:46 am

Here’s some info on the Capilano Cinema, from shortly after its 1969 opening: link

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ScreenClassic commented about Vic Theatre on May 9, 2014 at 10:14 pm

Status should be listed as open and currently showing movies. The Vic’s website is here, along with its current movie schedule:

The Vic Theatre

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ScreenClassic commented about King Square Cinemas on May 8, 2014 at 4:45 am

The King Square/Paramount Theatre should now be listed as demolished. It was torn down in October 2013. The article on the theatre’s demolition is below:

Paramount Theatre Demolished – another Saint John landmark swept away

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ScreenClassic commented about Landmark Grant Park on May 8, 2014 at 4:07 am

Landmark Cinemas took over the Grant Park 8 in 2013 following the split of Empire Theatres' assets, so this would now be the Landmark Grant Park.