Parkwood Theatre

1600 15th Avenue,
Prince George, BC V2L

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The Parkwood Theatre opened at Parkwood Mall (now Parkwood Place) in Prince George on April 7, 1966. Famous Players ran the single-screen house, which seated 770.

The Parkwood Theatre closed in May 1991 and was demolished to make way for expansion of the mall. Famous Players later returned to the mall when it opened the Famous Players 6 there in 1997.

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rivest266
rivest266 on February 13, 2014 at 5:30 pm

Grand opening ad from April 6th, 1966 can be found in the photo section.

ScreenClassic
ScreenClassic on January 1, 2016 at 1:40 am

According to the May 17, 1991 edition of the Prince George Citizen (link below), it was reported that the Parkwood Theatre had closed two days earlier on May 15, as part of the planned expansion of the Parkwood Mall which would necessitate the theatre’s demolition:

Prince George Citizen – May 17, 1991 (Page 1, “Mall expansion plans under way”)

Tamsin
Tamsin on January 1, 2016 at 10:24 pm

My stepdad Alex Barclay moved us up to Prince George from Kelowna to open this theatre, a few years later he also opened the Spruceland pretty cool

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