Nova Scotia Archives

'An East Coast Port'

Halifax in Wartime, 1939-1945


Service personnel and civilans at Orpheus movie theatre Barrington Street, Halifax dances

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The Orpheus Theatre was originally the Granville Street Baptist Church but was subsequently owned by the Orpheus Music Society. Later it became a movie theatre. The Orpheus was demolished during the summer of 1947; work began on the Paramount Theatre.

Date: 1941

Reference: E.A. Bollinger Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1975-305 1941 no. 270a