Regent Theatre

4012 Hastings Street,
Burnaby, BC V5C 2H9

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Previously operated by: Famous Players

Functions: Office Space

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Regent Theatre

The Regent Theatre was opened January 8, 1926. It was closed in 1957.

Contributed by Graeme McBain

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gittes98 on September 26, 2007 at 5:37 am

My very first movie memory was in this theatre. Don’t recall much of the decor, although I do believe we were sitting in a balcony. Saw the compilation movie When Comedy was King around 1961. Theatre closed shortly afterward is memory serves.

seanjung on August 7, 2008 at 2:47 am

Regent was opened in 1929 and was operated by Famous Players Theater. Due to dwindling attendance because of television, the theater shuttered its doors in 1958. The structure served as retail space and is now used by Birthright Crisis Center.

CSWalczak on November 3, 2012 at 1:24 am

A picture of the building taken in 2010 can be seen here.

Splashcat66 on July 26, 2018 at 1:19 am

Regent opened Friday January 8th 1926 and closed in 1957 according to Heritage Burnaby. They appear to have the documentation to back that up.

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