Theatre Imperial
Cinerama film formats shown 3-strip and 70mm 
3-strip dates 12/27/54 to 12/07/63
70mm dates From 12/19/63 to June 1970
Screen curvature and size 146 degree louvered screen 63ft by 28ft
Address 1430 Bleury Avenue
Comments  
Current status Has been refurbished twice since 1970. Present films on special occasions.  

Below list of Cinerama films that played at the theatre from http://cinematreasures.org

THIS IS CINERAMA
Premiere: 27 December 1954 (Canadian Premiere)
Engagement Duration: 66 weeks
CINERAMA HOLIDAY
Premiere: 05 April 1956 (Canadian Premiere)
Duration: 52 weeks
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD
Premiere: 03 April 1957 (Canadian Premiere)
Duration: 61 weeks
THIS IS CINERAMA (Version Francaise)
Premiere: 03 June 1958
Duration: 16 weeks
CINERAMA HOLIDAY (Version Francaise)
Premiere: 21 September 1958
Duration: 8 weeks
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD (Version Francaise)
Premiere: 16 November 1958
Duration: 5 weeks
SEARCH FOR PARADISE
Premiere: 23 December 1958 (Canadian Premiere)
Duration: 19 weeks
SOUTH SEAS ADVENTURE
Premiere: 05 May 1959
Duration: 42 weeks
WINDJAMMER
Premiere: 23 February 1960
Duration: 20 weeks
THIS IS CINERAMA (Return Engagement)
Premiere: 12 July 1960
Duration: 24 weeks
CINERAMA HOLIDAY (Return Engagement)
Premiere: 25 December 1960
Duration: 14 weeks
SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD (Return Engagement)
Premiere: 01 April 1961
Duration: 10 weeks
SOUTH SEAS ADVENTURE (Return Engagement)
Premiere: 06 June 1961
Duration: 23 weeks
SEARCH FOR PARADISE (Return Engagement)
Premiere: 13 November 1961
Duration: 13 weeks
WINDJAMMER (Return Engagement)
Premiere: 02 May 1962
Duration: 3 weeks
HOLIDAY IN SPAIN
Premiere: 24 May 1962
Duration: 11 weeks
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Premiere: 08 August 1962 (Canadian Premiere)
Duration: 23 weeks
THE BEST OF CINERAMA
Premiere: 17 January 1963
Duration: 10 weeks
HOW THE WEST WAS WON
Premiere: 27 March 1963 (Canadian Premiere)
Duration: 34 weeks
THE BEST OF CINERAMA (Return Engagement)
Premiere: 21 November 1963
Duration: 3 weeks
IT'S A MAD MAD MAD MAD WORLD
Premiere: 18 December 1963 (Canadian Premiere)
Duration: 58 weeks
CIRCUS WORLD
Premiere: 27 January 1965
Duration: 22 weeks
THE HALLELUJAH TRAIL
Premiere: 30 June 1965 (Canadian Premiere)
Duration: 14 weeks
THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD
Premiere: 05 October 1965
Duration: 17 weeks
BATTLE OF THE BULGE
Premiere: 01 February 1966
Duration: 20 weeks
KHARTOUM
Premiere: 22 June 1966
Duration: 19 weeks
RUSSIAN ADVENTURE
Premiere: 02 November 1966
Duration: 29 weeks
GRAND PRIX
Premiere: 24 May 1967
Duration: 36 weeks
CUSTER OF THE WEST
Premiere: 01 February 1968 (Canadian Premiere)
Duration: 12 weeks
MEDITERRANEAN HOLIDAY
Premiere: 24 April 1968
Duration: 5 weeks
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY
Premiere: 29 May 1968 (Canadian Premiere)
Duration: 24 weeks
ICE STATION ZEBRA
Premiere: 13 November 1968 (Canadian Premiere)
Duration: 15 weeks
KRAKATOA, EAST OF JAVA
Premiere: 02 July 1969 (Canadian Premiere)
Duration: 14 weeks
MEDITERRANEAN HOLIDAY (Return Engagement)
Premiere: 08 October 1969
Duration: 16 weeks
RUSSIAN ADVENTURE (Return Engagement)
Premiere: 28 January 1970
Duration: 10 weeks
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (Return Engagement)
Premiere: 08 April 1970
Duration: 10 weeks

 

Below from http://www.movie-theatre.org

 

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To the left you can see Mediterranean Holiday is currently playing at the theatre.



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Below ad from 11/09/68


02/22/69

 

 

Postcards

Below movie program

Below post card

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pictures below taken in 2007 from http://www.flickr.com