Coronet Theatre

494 George Street,
Prince George, BC V2L 5G4

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Previously operated by: Famous Players, Landmark Cinemas of Canada

Previous Names: Plaza 400 Cinemas

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The Plaza 400 Cinemas first opened on November 9, 1978, located in the Ramada Hotel complex in downtown Prince George. Famous Players originally ran the Plaza 400 Cinemas, which contained two screens each seating 294, for total seating of 588. They closed the cinema October 1, 1992.

Landmark Cinemas took over the lease for the Plaza 400 Cinemas and reopened it on December 11, 1992. They renamed it the Coronet Theatre. The Coronet Theatre was closed March 16, 1998.

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CSWalczak on November 27, 2012 at 5:19 pm

A picture of the theatre as the Plaza 400 can be seen here.

ScreenClassic on May 17, 2013 at 10:47 pm

Here’s a photo of what happened to the old Plaza 400/Coronet theatre space not long after the Coronet closed. Appears the former cinemas were converted into a casino called Casino Hollywood for a few years.

rivest266 on February 13, 2014 at 6:18 pm

Grand opening ad in photo section.

ScreenClassic on July 15, 2016 at 3:38 am

Famous Players closed the Plaza 400 on October 1, 1992, and it was reopened by Landmark as the Coronet just over two months later on December 11, 1992. Links below:

Prince George Citizen, October 1, 1992 (movie listings on page 27 – the movies “Twin Peaks” and “Innocent Blood” are announced as ending Thursday at the Plaza 400, with no listings for that theatre thereafter)

Prince George Citizen, October 2, 1992 (front page article – “Famous Players fades to black”)

Prince George Citizen, December 10, 1992 (movie listings on page 32 – announcing opening movies for December 11 at the reopened Coronet)

ScreenClassic on October 4, 2016 at 5:57 am

Landmark closed the Coronet Theatre on March 16, 1998. Here’s the ad from its last day of operation:

Prince George Citizen – March 16, 1998 (page 19)

And the ad for the Coronet from the following day (which has the word “CLOSED” plastered over the ad):

Prince George Citizen – March 17, 1998 (page 27)

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