Stereoscopic motion picture exhibition at Toronto

1953/1954

 

7 January 2009 REVISE

 

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NOTATIONS

 

*   first stereoscopic presentation at venue

 

+   stereoscopic doublebill program

 

   split-format doublebill

 

≠≠  split-format triplebill

 

>>  preview/pre-release screening

 

 

1953------------------------------------------------------

 

Apr 03   Bwana Devil   LOEW’S* - to 16ar53

 

Apr 22   A Day in the Country   BILTMORE* ≠≠ - to 04my53

 

May 01   House of Wax   SHEA’S* - to 21my53

 

May 11   A Day in the Country   CENTURY* ≠≠ - to 17my53

 

May 11   A Day in the Country

         CARLTON* ≠≠ / PRINCE OF WALES* ≠≠ - to 14my53

 

May 11   A Day in the Country   VAUGHAN* ≠≠ / YORK* ≠≠ - to 13my53

 

May 20   A Day in the Country

         DONLANDS* ≠≠ / GROVER* ≠≠ / LA PLAZA* ≠≠ /

         EASTWOOD* ≠≠ - to 21my53

 

May 20   A Day in the Country   PYLON* ≠≠

 

May 22   House of Wax   NORTOWN* - to 04je53

        ‘Completely New Type of Polarized 3-D Viewers - Made in Canada’

 

May 25   A Day in the Country   GERRARD* ≠≠ - to 27my53 & 29my53

 

May 25   A Day in the Country

         OXFORD* ≠≠ / COMMUNITY* ≠≠ / PARLIAMENT* ≠≠ - to 26my53

 

May 29   The Great Panty Raid   BILTMORE ≠≠ - to 06je53

 

Jun 05   Man in the Dark   SHEA’S - to 18je53

 

Jun 08   Bwana Devil

         CENTURY* ≠ / PRINCE OF WALES* ≠ / VAUGHAN* ≠ /

         BEAVER* ≠ - to 10je53

 

Jun 18   A Day in the Country   JOY* ≠≠ - to 20je53

 

Jun 19   Man in the Dark   NORTOWN - to 25je53

 

Jun 22   A Day in the Country   HILLCREST* ≠≠ - to 23je53

 

Jun 30   It Came From Outer Space + Nat ‘King’ Cole

         UPTOWN* - to 14jl53

        ‘Giant New Wide-Vision Screen plus

         Amazing Stereophonic Sound - 3 times more realistic’

        ‘First Installation in Canada’

 

Jul 02   A Day in the Country   ASTOR* ≠≠ - to 03jl53

 

Jul 03   Sangaree   SHEA’S - to 09jl53

 

Jul 03   Arena   LOEW’S - to 09jl53

        ‘3-D Glasses That Really Fit’

 

Jul 06   A Day in the Country   KENT* ≠≠ - to 11jl53

 

Jul 10   Sangaree   NORTOWN - to 16jl53

 

Jul 24   Fort Ti   SHEA’S - to 30jl53

 

Aug 03 >>The Charge at Feather River   SHEA’S (midnight)

 

Aug 07   The Charge at Feather River   SHEA’S - to 20au53

        ‘New Mammoth Miro-Screen’

 

Aug 07   Fort Ti + Spooks (3 Stooges)   NORTOWN - to 13au53

 

Aug 10   Man in the Dark   MIDTOWN* ≠ / ODEON* ≠ - to 15au53

 

Aug 17   Man in the Dark

         CENTURY ≠ / PRINCE OF WALES ≠ / CARLTON* ≠ - to 19au53

 

Aug 21   The Charge at Feather River   NORTOWN - to 27au53

 

Aug 24   The Maze   DOWNTOWN* - to 29au53

 

Aug 31   Man in the Dark   WILLOW* ≠ - to 03se53

 

Sep 07 >>Second Chance + Melody (Disney)   SHEA’S (midnight)

 

Sep 07   House of Wax

         ST. CLAIR* ≠ / BEACH* ≠ / COLLEGE* ≠ / PARKDALE* ≠ (midnight)

 

Sep 11   Wings of the Hawk + The Hypnotic Hick (Woody the Woodpecker)

         UPTOWN - to 23se53

        ‘Wide-Vision Screen & Stereophonic Sound’

 

Sep 14   House of Wax

         ST. CLAIR ≠ / RUNNYMEDE* ≠ / ALHAMBRA* ≠ - to 19se53

 

Sep 14   It Came From Outer Space   MIDTOWN ≠ / ODEON ≠ - to 19se53

 

Sep 15   House of Wax   PALACE* ≠ - to 19se53

 

Sep 17   I, The Jury   LOEW’S - to 01oc53

        ‘On Our New Wide-Vision Screen’

 

Sep 21   The Stranger Wore A Gun   DOWNTOWN ≠ - to 26se53

 

Sep 21   House of Wax

         BEACH ≠ / COLLEGE ≠ / PARKDALE ≠ - to 23se53

 

Sep 21   It Came From Outer Space + Nat ‘King’ Cole

         CENTURY ≠ - to 25se53

 

Sep 28   Bandit Island   BILTMORE ≠≠ - to 03oc53

 

Sep 28   House of Wax   CAPITOL (New Toronto)* ≠ - to 30se53

 

Oct 02   Second Chance + Melody (Disney)   SHEA’S - to 08oc53

        ‘3-D Action 3-D Sound 3-D Color’

 

Oct 05   House of Wax   WILLOW ≠ - to 07oc53

 

Oct 22   Sangaree   WILLOW ≠ - to 24oc53

 

Oct 26   House of Wax

         BEAVER ≠ / VAUGHAN ≠ / CARLTON ≠ /

         PRINCE OF WALES ≠ - to 29oc53

 

Nov 11   The Glass Web + Carnival in April + Plywood Panic

         UPTOWN - to 24nv53

        ‘Stereophonic Sound’

 

Nov 13   Second Chance + Melody   NORTOWN - to 19nv53

 

Nov 16   Fort Ti   BEACH ≠ / COLLEGE ≠ / PARKDALE ≠ - to 18nv53

 

Nov 16   Sangaree

         VAUGHAN ≠ / CARLTON ≠ / PRINCE OF WALES ≠ - to 18nv53

 

Nov 16   Arena   RUNNYMEDE ≠ - to 18nv53

 

Nov 23   House of Wax   KINGSWAY* # ≠ - to 25nv53

        ‘No glasses required; panoramic screen with stereophonic sound’

 

Nov 23   Sangaree   BEAVER ≠ - to 25nv53

 

Nov 23   Fort Ti   RUNNYMEDE ≠ - to 25nv53

 

Nov 24   Arena   PALACE ≠ - to 26nv53

 

Nov 30   Second Chance   CENTURY ≠ - to 05de53

 

Nov 30   Arena   ALHAMBRA ≠ / ST. CLAIR ≠ - to 03de53

 

Dec 04   Inferno   TIVOLI* / CAPITOL* - to 10de53

        ‘Both equipped to present the finest in 3-D entertainment’

        ‘Panoramic Screen’

 

Dec 07   It Came From Outer Space   RUNNYMEDE ≠ - to 09de53

 

Dec 07   The Charge at Feather River   PALACE ≠ - to 11de53

 

Dec 07   Man in the Dark   BEAVER ≠ - to 09de53

 

Dec 10   Fort Ti   WILLOW ≠ - to 12de53

 

Dec 11   Flight to Tangier + Ace of Spade (Popeye)

         TIVOLI / CAPITOL - to 17de53

 

Dec 14   Man in the Dark   VAUGHAN ≠ - to 16de53

 

Dec 18   The Moonlighter + Duck Rabbit, Duck (Bugs Bunny)

         TIVOLI / CAPITOL - to 24de53

 

Dec 21   Arena   BEACH ≠ / COLLEGE ≠ / PARKDALE ≠ - to 23de53

 

Dec 31   Kiss Me Kate   UPTOWN - to 27ja54

 

1954------------------------------------------------------

 

Jan 07   The Charge at Feather River   WILLOW ≠ - to 09ja54

 

Jan 14   Second Chance   WILLOW ≠ - to 16ja54

 

Jan 18   Fort Ti + It Came From Outer Space

         CAPITOL (New Toronto) - to 20ja54

 

Jan 22   Hondo   SHEA’S - to 04fe54

 

Jan 28   Wings of the Hawk   WILLOW ≠ - to 30ja54

 

Feb 01   Wings of the Hawk   CAPITOL (New Toronto) ≠ - to 03fe54

 

Feb 04   The Moonlighter   WILLOW ≠ - to 06fe54

 

Feb 05   Hondo   NORTOWN - to 18fe54

 

Feb 17   Arena   CAPITOL (New Toronto) - to 18fe54

 

Mar 15   The Charge at Feather River

         CAPITOL (New Toronto) ≠ - to 17mr54

 

Mar 18   It Came From Outer Space   WILLOW ≠

 

Apr 26   I, The Jury   WILLOW ≠ - to 28ar54

 

Apr 30   Phantom of the Rue Morgue   SHEA’S - to 06my54

 

May 12   Creature from the Black Lagoon   UPTOWN - to 18my54

        ‘3D with the newest improved viewer’

 

May 14   Phantom of the Rue Morgue   NORTOWN - to 18my54

 

Jul 29   Hondo   WILLOW ≠ - to 31jl54

 

 

 

STEREOSCOPIC FEATURES THAT DID NOT PLAY IN TORONTO in 3D

 

Devil’s Canyon

  [Montreal: 18se53 / Ottawa: 13nv53 / Vancouver: 19nv53]

 

Gun Fury

  [Montreal: 30oc53]

 

Those Redheads from Seattle

  [Montreal: 06nv53]

 

The Nebraskan

  [Montreal: 11nv53 / Vancouver: 14ja54]

 

Miss Sadie Thompson

  [Ottawa: 31de53]

 

Cease Fire!

  [Montreal: 25ja54]

 

Gorilla at Large

  [Montreal: 23jl54]