My guess is that it was actually a garage.
It used to be the Vogue Theatre a little before my time but I did get to see a few Bruce Lee movies there.After that it became a recording studio for the likes of Celine Dion and Rene Simard.I fondly remember pelting Rene with eggs and tomatoes as he came and went from the studio!Good times.....
Thanks Garry for the info! I have to look up more on the Vogue Theatre.
Your welcome,great site by the way!my father was a street photographer for years and gravitated around the "Taverns" in the Point as well as St.Henry.Sadly we lost all of his equipment,photos and negatives in a house fire.my dad was never the same after that tragic night.I have yet to see anyone document that part of our past.Keep up the great work you truely are providing a very important message in your images, a few tears as well!Cheers.
What a sad story there. I can understand your dad's feelings. Thanks for your generous compliments.
That absolutely is the old Vogue theatre, We used to watch 3 movies in a row for 99 cents I think it was. I also think they had the same hotdog turning on that rotiserie on the counter for years. Why would anyone buy a hotdog on a spit in Montreal of all places where you could get a steamie or a toasted hotdog on every corner almost. In the 60's the place was fairly run down,but as kids we liked the movies. Sad news indeed to hear of Gary's dad's photos , that is a shame.some fantastic stuff lost there. Too bad. Cheers! LesFps: I think I have a different shot of the Vogue around somewhere,if so I will fire it off to you,again keep up the good work it is appreciated.
Rather than search through some of my external hard drives, I found this site showing a photo of the Vogue & sharing information about it in general.https://movietheatres.wordpress.com/the-movie-theatres/vogue-theatre/