Nova Scotia Archives

'An East Coast Port'

Halifax in Wartime, 1939-1945

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


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