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Photos: The Ridge Theatre prepares for its final screening
Vancouver's storied Ridge Theatre is getting ready to close its doors for good.
Charles Campbell wrote this week's cover story on the Ridge, and he provided this selection of photos capturing much of the cultural venue's character.
The stained glass image of the theatre's Century projector at the Ridge entrance will go to a Vancouver Cineplex theatre.Charles Campbell
Longtime Ridge owner Leonard Schein treasures the art deco detailing of the auditorium. Charles Campbell
Larry the cleaner surveys the lobby a couple of weeks before the Ridge closes forever. Charles Campbell
Films like Metropolis were a staple of the Ridge during its days as a repertory cinema. Charles Campbell
Patrons have until February 3 to take in one last film at the Ridge before it closes forever. Charles Campbell
The soundproof Crying Room was an innovative feature beloved by parents of small children. Charles Campbell
Reels from one of the last films to play at the Ridge, which will close with Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris. Charles Campbell