Saturday, February 19, 2011

Glendale Theatre/Then and Now

A great shot from the archives of the Glendale Theatre located at 1661 Avenue road at Brookdale Ave. The Glendale opened in 1950 and closed in 1974. Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey enjoyed a lengthy two year plus run here in the early 1970's. In fact I saw the film here with several of my friends for my 10th birthday. We were a little confused to say the least....
The same corner in 2010.


  1. i grew up not far from the glendale. and that was our saturday afternoon entertainment.
    my 25 cent allowance would get me in for 15 cents and 5 cents for a pop and 5 cents for popcorn.
    all the great horror pic's would play there.
    house on the haunted hill, the fly,
    wow what great memories i have of that place

  2. The Kingsway was my neighbourhood theatre.
    I think it was 50 cents to get in but that was 2 movies.

  3. I saw 2001 here at the Glendale a couple of times... Great Memories