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Toronto Theatres and the Golden Age of the Silver Screen Doug Taylor

Toronto Theatres and the Golden Age of the Silver Screen

Doug Taylor

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ISBN : 9781626194502
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158 pages
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Movie houses first started popping up around Toronto in the 1910s and 20s, in an era without television and before radio had permeated every household. Dozens of these grand structures were built and soon became an important part of the cultural andMoreMovie houses first started popping up around Toronto in the 1910s and 20s, in an era without television and before radio had permeated every household. Dozens of these grand structures were built and soon became an important part of the cultural and architectural fabric of the city. A century later the surviving, defunct, and reinvented movie houses of Torontos past are filled with captivating stories. Explore 50 historic Toronto movie houses and theaters, and discover their roles as repositories of memories for a city that continues to grow its cinema legacy. Features stunning historic photography.