712 Edmond Street,
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Previously operated by: Durwood Theatres Inc.
Firms: Boller Brothers
Previous Names: Majestic Theatre
Built on the site of the Majestic Theatre which had opened on October 13, 1910 (some of that structure was utilized in the new Electric Theatre). The Electric Theatre was opened on September 23, 1915 with a mix of vaudeville on stage and Clara Kimball Young in “Trilby” on the screen. It was designed by the Boller Brothers. It was expanded, again the work of the Boller Brothers and reopened on October 21, 1926. It was renovated in 1946/1947.
The Electric Theatre was closed on October 28, 1961 with John McCarthy in “The Snake Woman” & Kieron Moore in “Doctor Blood’s Coffin”. The auditorium was demolished in 1962. The façade & lobby went into retail use. The remains of the building were demolished on November 19, 1977.
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