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LETHBRIDGE
MOVIE THEATRES
By Mike Rivest

Last Update Apr 4,2003


Capitol
414 5th St South
Opened October 9,1929 and closed 1974
Famous Players owned the Capitol, which had 924 seats.

Cinema 
Opened about 1974 and closed about 1980
Majestic Theatres owned the Cinema, which had 500 seats.


College Mall Cinema
on Mayor Magrath Drive
Opened 1969 and closed 1994
Majestic owned the College Mall Cinema, which had 679 seats.

Griffith
Opened about 1910, renamed Majestic.


Leaita
258 13th St N.
Opened 1938 and closed in 1963
C. F. Doughty owned the Leaita, which had 321 seats.

Lethbridge Centre
440-200 4th Avenue South
Opened about 1979
Famous Players owns this twin theatre.
Seating:
Cinema 1 250 seats
Cinema 2 392 seats
Total 642 seats

Movie Mill
Opened 1994 Movie Mill Inc. owns this theatre
Seating:
Cinema 1 173 seats
Cinema 2 182 seats
Cinema 3 196 seats
Cinema 4 196 seats
Cinema 5 110 seats
Cinema 6 122 seats
Cinema 7 132 seats
Total 1111 seats

Old Opera House
Movies were first shown here from 1897-1908

Paramount
723 4th Ave S.
Opened October 9,1950 and twinned about 1979
Famous Players owned the Paramount, which had 952 seats.
Seating 1979-
Cinema 1 950 seats
Cinema 2 488 seats
Total 1438 seats


Park Place
501-1st Avenue S.W
Opened 1988
Cineplex Odeon owns this theatre
Cinema 1 202 seats
Cinema 2 258 seats
Cinema 3 144 seats
Cinema 4 144 seats
Cinema 5 244 seats
Cinema 6 195 seats
Total 1187 seats.

Roxy
328 5th St S.
Opened about 1935 and closed about 1955
Famous Players owned the Roxy, which had 573 seats.

Drive-In


Green Acres Drive-In
3200 24th Av S.

Opened about 1950 and closed about 1985
Majestic Theatres owned the Drive-in, which had space for 300 cars.
 
1950
Capitol
Leaita
Paramount
Roxy
Green Acres Drive-In
1975
Cinema
College Mall Cinema
Paramount
Green Acres Drive-In
1990
College Mall
Lethbridge Centre 2
Paramount 2
Park Place 6
2002
Lethbridge Centre 2
Movie Mill 7
Paramount 2
Park Place 6

An history of theatres in Lethbridge can be found here.
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