Queen’s Palace Theatre, Toronto, Canada

From a letter by theatre owner, Charles Laidlaw, to the trade publication Moving Picture World.

Moving Picture World, February 25, 1911

MPW Feb. 25, 1911_pe

“Here is a photo of our theater, the ‘Queen’s Palace.’ Note Yours Truly standing by the ‘income window’ holding a copy of Moving Picture World.”

The magazine replies:
“At this time of year you should have had a few icicles draped around to make things look natural, Neighbor Laidlaw.”

Rosemary for Remembrance, Lubin, 1910


Cezar Del Valle is the author of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, chosen 2010 Best Book of the Year by the Theatre Historical Society.

He is currently accepting theatre talks and walks for 2014–historical societies, libraries, senior centers, etc.


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