Joy Theatre

1130 Queen Street East,
Toronto, ON M4M

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JOY (REX) Theatre; Toronto, Ontario.

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 on June 5, 2008 at 12:16 am

The Joy is a restaurant called Stratengers. Function should be changed to restaurant.

kencmcintyre on June 5, 2008 at 12:24 am

I thought the before and after pictures matched up well.

CSWalczak on July 10, 2008 at 2:00 am

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 on September 26, 2012 at 7:33 am

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

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