Biltmore Theatre

319 Yonge Street,
Toronto, ON M5B 1R4

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Undated photo courtesy of Tee Joe via the Vintage Toronto Facebook page.

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 8:15 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 9:50 am

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

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Mike (saps) on August 7, 2007 at 10:41 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 9:54 pm

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

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SilentToronto on May 26, 2009 at 2:57 pm

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 5:38 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 7:35 pm

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

DavidZornig on November 27, 2017 at 8:45 pm

1970’s photo added credit City Of Toronto Archives.

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