Rio Theatre

1660 E. Broadway,
Vancouver, BC V5N 1W1

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Rio Theatre - Vancouver (Official)

Additional Info

Previously operated by: Odeon Theatres (Canada) Ltd.

Functions: Live Performances, Movies (Classic), Movies (Film Festivals), Movies (Independent)

Styles: Art Deco

Previous Names: Golden Princess Theatre, Golden Star Theatre

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 604.878.3456
Manager: 604.878.3456

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Rio Theatre

The Rio Theatre opened on April 7, 1938 with James Cagney in Something To Sing About" & Ann Dovorak in “She’s No Lady”. It continues to operate as a single screen theatre today.

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seanjung on July 26, 2012 at 1:02 am

At one point, the theatre was converted to a bowling alley. It was resurrected as the Golden Princess Theatre and Golden Star showing chinese films. Sat dark for a few years and was resurrected as the Rio.

ScreenClassic on December 21, 2012 at 4:23 am

As seen in the photo above, the Rio was once part of the Odeon chain during the 1940s and the early 1950s.

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