Century Theatre

194 Dundas Street,
London, ON N6A 1G7

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DavidDymond
DavidDymond on November 6, 2012 at 6:49 pm

Century Theatre London was originally built and operated by Loew’s Theatres — it was quite ornate. Nat Taylor’s Twinex Century Theatres (a Famous Player partner) took it over in 1964 and made it into two fairly nice theatres. The smaller theatre (The Little Century) was a bit too shotgun in its approach for me. Mike Rogers and TS Loews I just want you guys to know that I hung around and knew this one very well!!

Tinseltoes
Tinseltoes on July 24, 2012 at 4:13 pm

Creation of the Century and Little Century described in this 1966 trade article: Boxoffice

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on July 13, 2010 at 1:49 am

Just read Robin’s post at NationalHills.

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on July 13, 2010 at 1:26 am

By the way I was refering to the photos from the June 26, 2009 post the fifth one down.

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on July 13, 2010 at 1:22 am

Thanks for the post Mike I had forgotten about this one, old age is setting in I guess. Love the photo of the Loews London, in Canada of all places. By the way do you ever save any photos on your computer?

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on July 13, 2010 at 12:48 am

1982 photo. almost misses the theatre,needed to be centered.When i take a picture I try and get the subject.

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on June 13, 2010 at 10:52 pm

Thanks vic1964.

vic1964
vic1964 on July 31, 2009 at 9:08 pm

The first picture above is not the Loews as it had no balcony,the second picture is not the Loews either but the rest are.

CSWalczak
CSWalczak on June 16, 2008 at 8:17 pm

A slightly more direct link to the pictures Warren referred to:
View link

and two more from the Ontario Archives:

http://ao.minisisinc.com/Webimages/I0011987.jpg
http://ao.minisisinc.com/Webimages/I0011984.jpg

vic1964
vic1964 on July 28, 2007 at 2:49 am

This was the sister theatre to Windsor Ontarios Capitol which is on the endangered list.

Warren G. Harris
Warren G. Harris on July 20, 2007 at 2:54 pm

I’ve removed the two photos that I displayed above on 7/16/07 since they can just as easily be viewed at the following website, which is essential for anyone doing research on Ontario theatres. I try to reserve my scrapbook for material that is otherwise unavailable on the internet:
www.archives.gov.on.ca/English/exhibits/theatres

Warren G. Harris
Warren G. Harris on July 16, 2007 at 5:41 pm

All of the nearly 2,000 seats were on the ground floor, which was unusual for a Thomas Lamb theatre of this size:
www.i8.photobucket.com/albums/a18/Warrengwhiz/loewlondon01.jpg
www.i8.photobucket.com/albums/a18/Warrengwhiz/loewlondon02.jpg