Biltmore Theatre

319 Yonge Street,
Toronto, ON M5B 1R4

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The Biltmore Theatre, north of Dundas Street, was opened April 15, 1948 and had 929 seats. It showed double and triple features (1948-1977).

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kencmcintyre on September 29, 2006 at 5:15 pm

Here is a 1950 photo. Do you think a film with “Pagan primitive jungle action” would get by the PC police today?

Electro on August 7, 2007 at 6:50 am

Here’s a photo from 1977 (under the marquee) with another one of the same location in 2007:

Mike (saps)
Mike (saps) on August 7, 2007 at 7:41 am

“The Hurricane” is from 1937 and “Sundown” is from 1941, so maybe the date of the picture isn’t 1950?

Grainger on July 12, 2008 at 6:54 pm

Here it is in a postcard probably from the early 1970s

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SilentToronto on May 26, 2009 at 11:57 am

The latest article at 32 Elvis Movies takes a look back at some of the cinemas that lined the south end of Yonge St. in the 1970s.

CSWalczak on January 6, 2010 at 2:38 am

Here’s an updated link to the photo posted by ken mc on September 29, 2004: View link

rivest266 on March 4, 2014 at 4:35 pm

April 15th, 1948 grand opening ad in photo section.

DavidZornig on November 27, 2017 at 5:45 pm

1970’s photo added credit City Of Toronto Archives.

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