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NIAGARA FALLS
MOVIE THEATRES
By Mike Rivest

Last Update July 28 ,2001


Brock
Niagara on the Lake
Opened about 1950 and closed about 1970
D. L. McCourt owned the Brock, which had 405 seats


Capitol
461 Queen
Opened about 1935 and closed about 1955
Odeon owned the Capitol, which had 712 seats


Hollywood
1954 Main
Opened about 1935 and closed about 1955
M. Bohajski owned the Hollywood, which had 771 seats


IMAX at Pyramid Place
6170 Buchanan Ave
Opened 1979
Famous Players first IMAX theatre, it has 668 seats.


Niagara Square
7555 Montrose Rd
Opened with 3 screens about 1979 and expanded to 10 screens in 1999
Cineplex Odeon owns this theatre.
Seating 1979-1999
Cinema 1 403 seats
Cinema 2 272 seats
Cinema 3 295 seats
Total 970 seats
Seating 1999-
2526 seats in 10 cinemas


Princess
?
Opened about 1959 and closed about 1975
Michael Zahorchak owned the Princess, which had 711 seats


Seneca
630 Queen
Opened about 1945, twinned about 1979 and closed about 1995
Famous Players and in about 1975 Canadian Theatres and in 1978 Canadian Odeon and in 1984 Cineplex Odeon owned the Seneca, which had 911 seats
Seating 1979-1995
Cinema 1 569 seats
Cinema 2 211 seats
Total 780 seats

DRIVE-IN


Hollywood Drive-In
?
Opened about 1954 and closed about 1985
M. Bohajski and in about 1975 Canadian Theatres and in 1978 Canadian Odeon and in 1984 Cineplex Odeon owned this drive-in, which had space for 500 cars.


Starlight Drive-In
Chipawa
Opened about 1949 and closed about 1960
Famous Players owned this drive-in, which had space for 500 cars.


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