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CFQC-TV commercial for the Broadway Theatre.
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Date: [ca. 1966]
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Photographer: CFQC staff.
Description: Balop slide title.
Phys. Descrip.: 1 photograph : b&w negative ; 35 mm.
Copyright: Saskatoon Public Library.
Location: CFQC Negative Collection
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History of the Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon/research for Broadway Heritage Project.
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Date: 1945, 1985
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Photographer: Grismer, Glen.
Place of publication: Saskatoon, SK.
Publisher: Saskatoon Heritage Society.
Description: Broadway Heritage Project.
Phys. Descrip.: [19 p] : ill.
Copyright: Saskatoon Public Library has permission.
Notes: First project of George Forrester of Webster & Gilbert. Has colour photos in vinyl sleeves at back.
Location: Document Collection
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Facade of Broadway Theatre.
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Date: August 1987
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Photographer: Hauser, Zach.
Description: Facade of Broadway Theatre. Recently planted trees in centre boulevard.
Phys. Descrip.: 1 photograph : col. slide ; 35 mm.
Copyright: Saskatoon Public Library.
Notes: Slides housed on mezzanine.
Location: Slide Collection
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Interior of Broadway Theatre.
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Date: [195-]
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Photographer: Teed, James R.
Description: Interior of Broadway Theatre, looking toward screen.
Phys. Descrip.: 1 photograph : b&w print ; 12.7 x 17.7 cm.
Copyright: Public domain.
Location: Subject Collection
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Interior of Broadway Theatre.
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Date: [195-]
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Photographer: Teed, James R.
Description: Interior of Broadway Theatre looking toward projection room and entrance.
Phys. Descrip.: 1 photograph : b&w print.
Copyright: Saskatoon Public Library.
Location: Subject Collection
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Broadway Theatre.
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Date: October 1990
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Photographer: Imagery Photos.
Description: Broadway Theatre, before mural was painted on top storey. Films or events featured on marque, "Uranium" and "Ghost Dad". Sign above reads, "Privatization - just say no!" Part of a series of views of the Broadway Avenue area.
Phys. Descrip.: 1 photograph : b&w print ; 10.16 x 12.7 cm.
Copyright: Saskatoon Public Library has permission.
Notes: Part of a larger series that collectively forms a streetscape segmental panorama of Broadway Avenue.
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Marquee and mural of Broadway Theatre.
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Date: 1992
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Photographer: Millar, Ruth.
Description: Front view of marquee and mural of Broadway Theatre.
Phys. Descrip.: 1 photograph : b&w print.
Copyright: Saskatoon Public Library.
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Exterior photo of Broadway Theatre.
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Date: August 1996
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Photographer: Millar, Ruth.
Description: Exterior photo of Broadway Theatre, showing mural on upper portion. Sign on marquee reads "Back on Broadway - The Fringe Festival". In this photo people are seated at tables in front of theatre, and festival attendees chat in foreground.
Phys. Descrip.: 1 photograph : col. slide ; 35 mm.
Copyright: Saskatoon Public Library.
Notes: In 1996, the Fringe Festival returned "home" to Broadway Avenue after experimental stints in the south downtown and downtown industrial areas. Slides housed on mezzanine.
Location: Slide Collection
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Exterior of Broadway Theatre.
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Date: 1990
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Photographer: Saskatoon Real Estate Board.
Description: Exterior of Broadway Theatre. Marquee advertises "Cinema Paradiso", "Driving Miss Daisy" and "Handmaid's Tale". A protest sign ("Privatization: Just Say No!") is also displayed on building.
Phys. Descrip.: 1 photograph : b&w print.
Copyright: Saskatoon Public Library has permission.
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Broadway Theatre on Broadway Avenue.
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Date: 1989
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Photographer: Saskatoon Real Estate Board.
Description: Theatre marquee advertises "La Lectrice" and "The Return of Martin Guerre"
Phys. Descrip.: 1 photograph : b&w print ; 8.8 x 12.6 cm.
Copyright: Saskatoon Public Library has permission.
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Exterior of Broadway Theatre.
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Date: June 21, 1949
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Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.
Description: Image depicts the exterior of the Broadway Theatre, located at 715 Broadway Avenue. A bicycle is visible at the curb. Marquee reads: "Thrills & adventure / "Red River"/ "Sleeping Car to Trieste". At the right is Modern Appliance washer and vacuum service. The D&B Store is at the far left at 707.
Phys. Descrip.: 1 photograph : b&w print ; 10.2 x 12.7 cm
1 photograph : b&w print ; 10 x 25.4 cm
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 10 x 12.5 cm.
Availability in other formats: Dry mounted exhibition print removed from collection January, 2016. Slide removed from collection May, 2016. Framed Exhibition print removed from collection November, 2017.
Copyright: Saskatoon Public Library.
Notes: Broadway Theatre was among the first art deco buildings in Saskatoon. With every one of the seven hundred seats occupied and the standing room at the back filled the new Nutana Broadway was officially opened on Dec 5, 1946. The fireproof, reinforced concrete and steel modernistic building was designed by George Forrester with the Webster and Gilbert architectural firm. When it opened the Broadway Theatre boasted one of the larges neon marquees on the prairies.
Location: Negative Collection ; Subject Collection
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Broadway Theatre.
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Date: 1949
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Photographer: Hillyard and Hume.
Description: Exterior of Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, looking towards corner of 11th St and showing white frame building, 707-713 Broadway.
Phys. Descrip.: 2 photographs : b&w prints ; 20.32 x 25.4 cm : 10.1 x 12.7 cm.
Inscriptions: Larger print has "Hillyard and Hume..." stamped on back of print.
Copyright: Saskatoon Public Library.
Notes: Use B-2449 negative, very similar.
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OK Economy Cooking school.
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Date: March 19, 1954
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Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.
Description: OK Economy Cooking school at Broadway Theatre. Two women and man on stage, amidst various appliances, foodstuffs, and advertisements.
Phys. Descrip.: 1 photograph : b&w print
1 photograph : b&w negative.
Copyright: Saskatoon Public Library.
Location: Negative Collection ; Subject Collection
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OK Economy Cooking school at Broadway Theatre.
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Date: March 19, 1954
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Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.
Description: OK Economy Cooking school at Broadway Theatre. View of demonstrations on stage, taken halfway up North aisle in audience.
Phys. Descrip.: 1 photograph : b&w print ; 20.32 x 25.4 cm
1 photograph : b&w print ; 10.1 x 12.7 cm
1 photograph : b&w negative.
Copyright: Saskatoon Public Library.
Location: Negative Collection ; Subject Collection
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Large audience of women in theatre.
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Date: March 19, 1954
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Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.
Description: OK Economy Cooking school at Broadway Theatre. View of audience, looking toward doors at front of building.
Phys. Descrip.: 1 photograph : b&w print ; 20.32 x 25.4 cm
1 photograph : b&w print ; 10.1 x 12.7 cm
1 photograph : b&w negative.
Copyright: Saskatoon Public Library.
Location: Negative Collection ; Subject Collection
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Broadway: saving Saskatoon's Broadway Theatre.
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Date: 1995
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Place of publication: Saskatoon, SK.
Publisher: Friends of the Broadway.
Phys. Descrip.: folded leaflet 4 p. : ill (part. col.)
Location: Pamphlet Collection
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