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From the Archives: Movie Night

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ONTARIO JEWISH ARCHIVES, BLANKENSTEIN FAMILY HERITAGE CENTRE UJA FEDERATION OF GREATER TORONTO

This photo from the 1920s, shows a group of Jewish girls waiting for a bus in front of Shea’s Hippodrome in Toronto (Albert and Terauley). Shea’s Hippodrome was the largest movie theatre in Canada at the time of its opening in 1914, and hosted both films and live performances, including some of Canada’s first “talkie” screenings.

Ontario Jewish Archives, item 1865.

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