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First nickelodeon theatre in the world was opened

Photo caption: Old movie equipment

Source: Smithsonian/Museum of American History

The first nickelodeon theatre in the world was opened in Montreal by Ernest Ouimet - the Ouimetoscope.  He opened the first film exchange in Canada that same year.

Ouimet, one of the film industry’s greatest pioneers, opened his second Ouimetoscope in 1907 - the first luxury movie theater in North America.

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