Roxy Theatre

12th Avenue and S. Broad Street,
Regina, SK S4P 1V9

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Previously operated by: Odeon Theatres (Canada) Ltd.

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Roxy Theatre

Built in 1929 as an auto-dealership. The Roxy Theatre was opened on February 15, 1935 with Joan Blondell in “Convention City” plus vaudeville on the stage. It was modernised and reopened on November 2, 1950 with Jane Powell in “Nancy Goes to Rio” & Gerald Mohr in “The Lone Wolf in London”. It was independently operated until June 1966 when Odeon-Morton Theatres Ltd. of Winnepeg took over. It was closed on May 20, 1977. It was destroyed in a 3am fire on December 30, 1977.

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Recent comments (view all 5 comments)

rivest266 on February 22, 2014 at 12:23 pm

Grand opening ad in photo section.

rivest266 on December 1, 2018 at 10:33 am

This opened on February 15th, 1935 and closed in 1977. Renovated opening on November 2nd, 1950. Grand opening ads posted.

DavidZornig on May 20, 2020 at 1:38 pm

May 20, 1977 print ad added courtesy Stephen Leigh‎.

ScreenClassic on June 25, 2020 at 8:21 am

The Roxy was once part of the Odeon Theatres (Canada) circuit through its regional partner Odeon-Morton Theatres in its later years. It has long since been demolished since its closure, as a Google Maps search in the area of 12th and South Broad turned up no sign of the former theatre.

ScreenClassic on September 29, 2023 at 9:21 pm

According to the following articles from the Regina Leader-Post (one of which is also posted in the article photo section), the Roxy was destroyed by fire on December 30, 1977:

Downtown theatre destroyed by fire (December 30, 1977)

Fire destroyed the Roxy, but not the memories (December 31, 1977)

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