Joy Theatre

1130 Queen Street East,
Toronto, ON M4M

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JOY (REX) Theatre; Toronto, Ontario.

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The Rex Theatre was a small independent theatre that opened in 1943. Later re-named Joy Theatre it closed some time in the 1950’s.

Contributed by Christopher Walczak

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on June 4, 2008 at 4:16 pm

The Joy is a restaurant called Stratengers. Function should be changed to restaurant.
http://tinyurl.com/6rdoyt

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on June 4, 2008 at 4:24 pm

I thought the before and after pictures matched up well.

CSWalczak
CSWalczak on July 9, 2008 at 6:00 pm

This theatre opened in 1943 as the Rex (a name that has been on a couple of other Toronto marquees. Prior to becoming Stratenger’s, it was an Indian restaurant called the Maharaja.

CSWalczak
CSWalczak on September 25, 2012 at 11:33 pm

Here can be seen a larger and slightly sharper view of the photo above.

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