Historic Victoria Advertisements
Movies & Theater 1910-1919
Here are the Historic Victoria Advertisements, Movies & Theatre, 1910-1919 which we have included on the website so far. We will be adding more in future.
29 December 1913 Official Opening Night of the Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
The opening night production at the Royal Theatre on 29 December 1913 was a performance of Kismet, starring the American actor Otis Skinner, who had starred in the 1911 Broadway production of Kismet.
1916 Advertisement For The Majestic Theatre, Now 564 Yates Street
The Majestic Theatre was located in what is now 564 Yates Street:
1916 Advertisement For the Variety Theatre, now 1600 Government Street
The Variety Theatre was located in what is now 1600 Government Street:
Pantages Theater, 1917 – The Cigarette Girl starring Gladys Hulette
The Pantages Theater this advertisement refers to is now the MacPherson Playhouse.
The Pantages Theatre was located in what is now the McPherson Playhouse:
Romano Theater, 1919 – The Love Swindle starring Edith Roberts
The Romano Theater building is still standing at 1323 Government Street.
The Romano Theatre was located in what is now 1323 Government Street:
Variety Theater, 1600 Government Street – The Wild Strain, starring Nell Shipman
The Variety Theater, at 1600 Government Street, had originally been built in 1913 as the Kinema Colour Theater.
The building is now mixed use commercial space with condominiums.
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