Studio 82 Cinema

9621 82nd Avenue NW,
Edmonton, AB T6C 0Z9

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Architects: Fred H. MacDonald

Functions: Religious Services

Previous Names: Palace Theatre

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April 1952 image credit The Edmonton Journal.

The Palace Theatre was opened April 18, 1952 with Bobby Driscoll in “"When I Grow Up”. It had 800 seats. It was renamed Studio 82 Cinema on December 31, 1964. In 1970 it went over to screening adult movies and closed in April 1984.

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rivest266 on February 9, 2014 at 5:04 pm

There was also an Studio 82 in Calgary.

rivest266 on September 12, 2018 at 2:32 pm

This opened as the Palace theatre on April 18th, 1952 and became the Studio theatre on December 31st, 1964. Later on, it was with Canadian theatres and Canadian Odeon theatres. Adult movies from the 1970’s until it closed in 1984. Grand opening ads posted in the photo section. Palace theatre openingPalace theatre opening Fri, Apr 18, 1952 – 10 · Edmonton Journal (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) ·

lazydave on November 16, 2021 at 2:20 pm

I came to Edmonton in 1977. If memory serves me, I think that at some point in between then and when the theater closed, its exterior was given a garish makeover. I recall a letter-writer complaining in the Edmonton Journal that the theater now looked like it had been designed by Liberace!

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