Skyline Theatre

606 Main Street,
Canon City, CO 81212

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Skyline Theatre

Opened in 1917 as the Jones Theatre, with 999 seats. It was just a couple of buildings along Main Street from the Canon City Opera House (later Sarah Theatre).

It was re-named Skyline Theatre around 1935. The seating capacity had then been reduced to 748. This small town theatre was still a single screen, playing first run movies until it closed in September 2017.

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on November 2, 2005 at 7:33 am

The Skyline Theatre is listed in Film Daily Yearbook editions from at least 1941. Seating capacity is given as 748 or 750.

RoyVoss on December 2, 2006 at 11:48 pm

The Skyline Theater was built, as a Movie Theater, in 1918. It still operates, showing first run movies. It now seats 256. We still have the balcony(not in use by the public). It was remodeled about 5 years ago by the previous owners. Looks great. They put alot of care into it.

Don Lewis
Don Lewis on June 11, 2008 at 8:34 pm

A 1985 view of the Skyline Theatre in Canon City here and a 1987 view here.

kpdennis on April 25, 2009 at 6:19 pm

Here’s the Skyline in 1989 – a Colorado outpost of Gotham City!
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CSWalczak on September 30, 2010 at 4:52 am

This theater is now operating as a second-run, discount theater: View link

coweyhere on November 7, 2010 at 3:53 am

A photo from July 2010:

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kpdennis on June 12, 2016 at 8:50 pm

The Skyline now operates as a first-run house in the digital age. Driving through Canon City today, they are playing X-Men: Apocalypse.

Trolleyguy on September 11, 2019 at 2:40 pm

The status of the Skyline should be Closed. It closed in September 2017 and its projection equipment was moved to the 4 Mile Cinema. Story here.

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