Cinema Polo Park

1486 Portage Avenue,
Winnipeg, MB R3G 0W3

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Previously operated by: Famous Players

Previous Names: Pace Cinema

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Cinema Polo Park

The twin-screen Pace Cinema was opened on June 1, 1962 with “A Summer to Remember” & “Black Orpheus”. It was taken over by Famous Players in 1967 and renamed Cinema Polo Park. It closed in 1994.

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on July 30, 2012 at 8:38 pm

Though the Boxoffice article Tinseltoes linked to gives the architect’s name as Blackstein, the architect for the conversion of the Pace Twin into the Polo Park Theatre was Cecil Blankstein. His father, Max Blankstein, was architect of at least seven theaters, including Winnipeg’s Palace Theatre. Cecil Nathan Blankstein was the lead architect for the entire Polo Park Shopping Centre, and also designed Winnipeg’s Centennial Concert Hall.

rivest266 on February 25, 2022 at 2:38 am

This opened as the Pace Cinema on June 1st, 1962 with two screens showing art movies and taken over by Famous Players in 1967. Grand opening ads posted.

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