KUM-C Theatre – Once in the Parkdale Neighbourhood

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KUM-C Theatre was once located at 1286-88 Queen St W (west of Dufferin St on the north side) in the Parkdale neighbourhood of Toronto.

The KUM-C opened around 1914 and closed in the late-1960s.

KUM-C Theatre Photos

1934 - KUM-C Theatre was once located at 1286-88 Queen St W, west of Dufferin St on the north side. On the marquee, “No Greater Glory,” starring Frankie Darro, George P Breakston and Jimmy Butler and “Flirting with Danger,” starring Robert Armstrong, Edgar Kennedy and William Cagney, were playing
1934 – KUM-C Theatre was once located at 1286-88 Queen St W, west of Dufferin St on the north side. On the marquee, “No Greater Glory,” starring Frankie Darro, George P Breakston and Jimmy Butler and “Flirting with Danger,” starring Robert Armstrong, Edgar Kennedy and William Cagney, were playing (Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre, Fonds 27, Series 1, File 2, Item 1)
1943 - On the KUM-C Theatre marquee, "My Life with Caroline," starring Ronald Colman and Anna Lee, and "Murder Among Friends," starring Marjorie Weaver and John Hubbard, were playing
1943 – On the KUM-C Theatre marquee, “My Life with Caroline,” starring Ronald Colman and Anna Lee, and “Murder Among Friends,” starring Marjorie Weaver and John Hubbard, were playing (Archives of Ontario RG 56-11)
1962 - On the KUM-C Theatre marquee, "From Hell to Eternity," starring Jeffrey Hunter and David Janssen and "The Steel Claw," starring George Montgomery and Charito Luna, were playing
1962 – On the KUM-C Theatre marquee, “From Hell to Eternity,” starring Jeffrey Hunter and David Janssen and “The Steel Claw,” starring George Montgomery and Charito Luna, were playing (City of Toronto Archives, Ken Webster Fonds, Fonds 251, Series 1278, File 96)
1970 - Looking north towards the KUM-C Theatre, once located at 1290 Queen St W. Notice the theatre appears vacant
1970 – Looking north towards the KUM-C Theatre, once located at 1290 Queen St W. Notice the theatre appears vacant (City of Toronto Archives, Ken Webster Fonds, Fonds 251, Series 1278, File 96)
Date unknown – The lobby of the KUM-C Theatre
Date unknown – The lobby of the KUM-C Theatre (City of Toronto Archives, Ken Webster Fonds, Fonds 251, Series 1278, File 96)
Date unknown - The auditorium at the KUM-C Theatre
Date unknown – The auditorium at the KUM-C Theatre (City of Toronto Archives, Ken Webster Fonds, Fonds 251, Series 1278, File 96)
1914 - The Toronto City Directory showing the address of the KUM-C Theatre
1914 – The Toronto City Directory showing the address of the KUM-C Theatre (Toronto Public Library)
1967 - The Toronto City Directory showing the address of the KUM-C Theatre
1967 – The Toronto City Directory showing the address of the KUM-C Theatre (Toronto Public Library)
1969 - The Toronto City Directory showing the address and phone number of the KUM-C Theatre
1969 – The Toronto City Directory showing the address and phone number of the KUM-C Theatre (Toronto Public Library)
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