Kent Theatre

6100 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest,
Montreal, QC H4A 1W5

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rivest266 on January 4, 2012 at 10:16 am

I uploaded a couple of grand opening ads here.

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on June 28, 2011 at 4:20 am

The 1953 British film The Kidnappers, also called The Little Kidnappers (in the U.S.)ran for 20 weeks here in 1954. That must have been some sort of record at a time when movies rarely played more than one to three weeks. The film featured Duncan Macrae, Jon Whiteley, Vincent Winter.

Tinseltoes on June 25, 2011 at 9:02 am

Presumably demolished or re-built beyond easy recognition?

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on June 25, 2011 at 4:14 am

Here is a better link to that March 3, 1945 BOXOFFICE ARTICLE by Helen Kent, with photos of the Kent Theatre.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on December 23, 2009 at 2:28 am

The Kent Theatre was designed by architect Henry E. Greenspoon. The Kent and another of Greenspoon’s pre-war designs, the Villeray Theatre on Rue St. Denis, were pictured in an article by Helen Kent in Boxoffice, March 3, 1945.