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Electric Theatre

38 Cordova St
Vancouver BC

Closed
Record #1944  
 Opened: 1902
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Current Use:
 Demolished:
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Current Organ: none
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Information for this tour was contributed by Ron Keillor.

From the Encyclopaedia of British Columbia:

In Oct 1902 Canada's first permanent movie house, the Electric Theatre, was opened by John Albert Schulberg, an itinerant showman, at 38 Cordova St. in Vancouver. Its premiere attraction was Edison's "Mount Pelée in Eruption".



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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 11/6/2005.

 
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