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Manitoba Business: Allied Amusements Limited

Allied Amusements Limited was established as a limited partnership under The Companies Act on 26 July 1926. The firm received its charter of incorporation the following month, on 21 August 1926, and held an initial capital stock of $100,000. The founding partnership comprised of theatre manages Jacob “Jack” Miles and Nathan Rothstein, along with lawyer Ivan James Rochester Deacon, Donald Royden Bennett, legal clerk John Henry Adams, and accountant Eugene Cazal. The head office was located at the Rose Theatre in Winnipeg. Its inaugural directors included Jacob “Jack” Miles and Nathan Rothstein. In June 1936, Allied Amusements Limited was amalgamated into Western Theatres Limited.






Palace Theatre

501 Selkirk Avenue, Winnipeg


Vacant (2020)

Rose Theatre

801 Sargent Avenue, Winnipeg


Standing (2020)

Plaza Theatre

104 Marion Street, Winnipeg


Demolished (?)

Roxy Theatre

385 Henderson Highway, Winnipeg


Standing (2020)

Uptown Theatre

394 Academy Road, Winnipeg


Standing (2020)

Pembina Drive-In

Pembina Highway near Bishop Grandin Boulevard, Winnipeg


Demolished (?)

Eldorado Drive-In

1001 Henderson Highway, Winnipeg



See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Jacob “Jack” Miles (1887-1951)

Memorable Manitobans: Nathan Rothstein (1882-1969)


“Biggest theatre deal in years,” Winnipeg Tribune, 22 May 1936, pages 1 & 4.

“Appeal dismissed,” Winnipeg Tribune, 20 September 1937, page 19.

Companies Office corporation documents (CCA 0059), 342A - Allied Amusement Limited, GR6427, Archives of Manitoba.

We thank Jordan Makichuk for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 30 January 2023

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