It’s Wayback Wednesday! This is the King George Theatre, which was built in 1926 by Frank Giaschi and his sons Andrew and Frank.
The theatre showed its first talking picture in 1930, and closed in 1945. The building was later home to a bowling alley (which opened in 1952) and Blair McCann Sports. It now houses Reflections of Muskoka, next to the Algonquin Theatre.
The Giaschi family also built the Capitol Theatre, further west on Main St. It opened on November 2, 1948.
On the day this photo was taken, the movies playing were Are You a Mason? and The Last Gentleman. Both films were released in 1934.
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