Cameo Theatre

989 Pape Avenue,
Toronto, ON M4K 3V8

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Cameo

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The Cameo Theatre was opened on November 22, 1934 on Pape Avenue north of Danforth Avenue, and was owned and operated by the Strashin family until 1957.

Contributed by William Murphy

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JohnnyCool
JohnnyCool on January 11, 2010 at 10:51 pm

Can someone tell me just how far north of Danforth this cinema was? Before my time but I have lived around that area a few times, including the first 12 years of my life and about a year ago, so I’m curious as to where it was and what stands on that spot now.

scruffywilber
scruffywilber on January 17, 2010 at 2:49 am

South East corner of Pape & Floyd
There is a TD-Canada Trust branch on that piece of land now.

worthseeing
worthseeing on January 21, 2013 at 12:49 am

Actually the TD-Canada Trust branch is the Cameo.

ScreenClassic
ScreenClassic on January 21, 2013 at 11:17 am

So this means that the theatre building is not demolished, but currently functions as a bank.

pearlworm
pearlworm on January 21, 2013 at 3:53 pm

I used to work at the Cameo as an usher around 1950/51. The picture shows the basic structure of the theatre building as well as the confectionery shop which was on the corner just under the current Canada Trust sign.

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