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Time Traveller: It's movie night in North Vancouver, 1944

Do you recall catching a flick at the Odeon Theatre on Lonsdale Avenue? This one starred Jack Haley, Jean Parker, and the great Bela Lugosi
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What’s playing on the big screen? Roll the reel back to the late 1940s. Here we see the Odeon Theatre, which was at 1421 Lonsdale Ave. in North Vancouver.

One Body Too Many, which came out in 1944, was playing at the time this photo was taken. The mystery-drama starred Jack Haley, Jean Parker, and Bela Lugosi, who was known for his role as Count Dracula in the 1931 horror classic. Can you spot the line forming?

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