Last week, the Toronto Star’s Peter Howell wrote about Toronto’s forgotten theatres, including the University, the Willow and the Glendale. Of the three, only the facade of the University remains — the rest of it is a Pottery Barn store. The Glendale, a post-war theatre built by Nat Taylor’s 20th Century Theatres, opened with a […]
Like many kids of my generation, my introduction to British actor Michael Gough was through his appearance as the butler Alfred in Tim Burton’s Batman, but the man also had a lengthy career starring in schlocky British horror films from the ’50s through the ’70s, many of which appeared on Toronto screens. My intention was […]
From September 13, 1955, a Universal double-bill featuring Abbott and Costello Meet The Mummy and This Island Earth playing at various 20th Century Theatres, including the Downtown and the Westwood. Source: Toronto Daily Star.