In pictures: Showing the classics since 1913 - British Columbia's Patricia Cinema


The Patricia cinema was founded in 1913 and entertained customers with silent movies, vaudeville shows and even local boxing matches. The venue has been running continuously since it opened, and still hosts a wide variety of entertainment, from cinema to concerts and vaudeville.

The Patricia was the first cinema built in Powell River, British Columbia and although others opened up there, none have survived, meaning that the Patricia is both the town's first and last movie theatre.

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