Capitol 6 Theatre
820 Granville Street,
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Previously operated by: Famous Players
Architects: Thomas White Lamb
Previous Names: Capitol Theatre
News About This Theater
- Apr 1, 2013 — "2001: A Space Odyssey" 45th Anniversary – The Cinerama Engagements
- Dec 24, 2008 — Remembering Cinerama (Part 17: Vancouver)
The 2,077-seat Capitol Theatre originally opened as a single screen on March 13, 1921 with Wallace Reid in “The Love Special”. It had a 2nd entrance on Seymour Street. It was equipped with a Warren 3 manual 15 ranks organ. In 1927 this was replaced by a Wurlitzer Style 260 ‘Special organ with 3 manual 15 ranks. The organ was removed and sold in 1956. The Capitol Theatre was closed on November 30, 1974. It was demolished and a new six-screen multiplex opened on March 18, 1977.
It closed April 14, 2005 and was demolished to provide for a new apartment block.
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