The Pickford Theatre

The Pickford Theatre

By 1915, Toronto’s own Mary Pickford was arguably the biggest movie star in the world. Long before her name graced Canada’s Walk of Fame or her famous curls adorned a Canada Post stamp, her hometown paid testament to her success when a theatre at the north-west corner of Queen and Spadina was renamed the Mary Pickford Theatre. The theatre, later shortened to Pickford, had been known as the Variety for a few years and was…

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