Bay Theatre

911 Denman Street,
Vancouver, BC V6Z 3G5

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Bay Theatre

Famous Players opened the Bay Theatre on November 10, 1938 with Irene Dunne in “The Joy of Living”. Seating was listed at 770. The theatre closed in 1989 and has been retrofitted for retail.

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ScreenClassic
ScreenClassic on November 28, 2012 at 5:19 am

The theatre’s address should be 911 Denman (at the corner of Denman and Barclay), not 911 Barclay. This is where current occupant Blenz Coffee went after the theatre building was renovated.

KathleenA
KathleenA on January 28, 2013 at 6:34 pm

Was also called the Starlight.

Splashcat66
Splashcat66 on July 19, 2013 at 2:33 am

November 10 1938 Mayor Miller Opens New West End Picture House

Owned and operated by Bay Theatres Ltd. Capacity 760. Simplex E7 Projectors. Latest Scientific Sound Reproduction…

http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=uPBlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=J4kNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1094%2C1417814

Lustus
Lustus on September 7, 2015 at 9:27 am

Great cinema to see NFB productions.

rivest266
rivest266 on November 24, 2018 at 9:43 am

This was part of Famous Players 1969-1979. It reopened on January 4th, 1980 and closed in 1989. Another ad posted.

rivest266
rivest266 on November 25, 2018 at 2:53 pm

Reopened as Starlight Cinema on April 27th, 1990. Another ad posted.

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