Oak Theatre

Marlborogh Avenue and Kingsway,
Vancouver, BC V5H

Unfavorite No one has favorited this theater yet

Help us make this street view more accurate

Please adjust the view until the theater is clearly visible. more info

Oak Theatre

Viewing: Photo | Street View

Located at the intersection of Kingsway and Marlborough Avenue in the Burnaby section to the east of the city. The Oak Theatre opened August 4, 1937 with seating listed at 755. The theatre closed in 1963 and has since been demolished.

Contributed by Chuck

Recent comments (view all 1 comments)

DavidZornig
DavidZornig on April 30, 2018 at 9:57 pm

August 29, 1937 photo added credit Vancouver Public Library 11033. Copy credit Vancouver: Then Facebook page.

This theatre once stood at Kingsway and Marlborough. This photo was taken shortly after it opened, which happened on August 4, 1937.

Within this link at the bottom of the page is great historical video footage of the theatre getting built and the theatre on opening day: https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivevideo85202

And here is a video clip of the theatre’s parking lot getting plowed after a snowfall in 1939: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvkLwyGD4L0

You must login before making a comment.

New Comment

Subscribe Want to be emailed when a new comment is posted about this theater?
Just login to your account and subscribe to this theater