Capitol Theatre

1505 Barrington Street,
Halifax, NS B3J 3K5

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Vanishing Capitol

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Opened October 31, 1930 and the architect was Murray Brown. This theatre had an Atmospheric style lobby with a castle design complete with stars and clouds on the ceiling but the auditorium was not in an Atmospheric style and had a timbered ceiling. It was demolished in 1974.

Contributed by Graeme McBain

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on January 18, 2010 at 6:08 pm

Someone should remember this Ralph Kneebone the manager had a promotion on a movie! Something theatre managers today have no idea about.Mr.Kneebone had personal appearance of the Frankenstein monster to promote “FRANKENSTEIN MEETS THE SPACE MONSTER” he wanted to boost ticket sales at midnight. Thanks Mr. Kneebone.Glad i could get you on CT. Feb. 10 1969.

rivest266
rivest266 on February 16, 2014 at 6:53 am

This was at the corner of Salter. The Maritime Centre now stands on its site.

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