Mount Dennis Theatre

1296 Weston Road,
Mount Dennis, ON M6M

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Mount Dennis Theatre (2nd Theatre)

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This was a neighborhood theatre in the York area of greater Toronto that opened in 1929 and was closed by 1975.

Contributed by Christopher Walczak

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TeddieWright
TeddieWright on September 30, 2012 at 8:23 pm

The Brydon Family describes this picture as 1944. Picture is from Ontario Treasury Department, Motion Picture Censorship Theatre Inspection. Mount Dennis ont Treas dept. I0012827.jpg]Branch. http://brydondale.com/genealogy/tng/showmedia.php?&mediaID=195&page=207

TeddieWright
TeddieWright on September 30, 2012 at 8:26 pm

Mount Dennis, Ontario

Title: Marquee and exterior of Mount Dennis Theatre, Mount Dennis Date: 1944 Place: Mount Dennis (York, Ont.) Reference Code: RG 56-11 Item Reference Code: RG 56-11-0-154-5

TeddieWright
TeddieWright on October 1, 2012 at 11:11 pm

Special thanks to Cinema Treasures.org for even existing. The people of Mount Dennis have just rediscovered a piece of their heritage that was essentially lost. Also a lost theatre was rediscovered. Thanks Cinema treasures.

TeddieWright
TeddieWright on October 2, 2012 at 2:50 am

The above comments do not refer to the grey/white side view building. They refer to a building which has Mount Dennis actually written on it. This is the former Maple Leaf Theatre in Mount Dennis. The Maple Leaf Theatre operated from approx 1918 to approx 1930s sometime. We have not found any period photos. Only period add or references in The Toronto Directory.

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