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This is the historic theater tied to Houdini's death. Now, it shows porn.

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WATCH | Cinema L'Amour looks like the classiest theater in Montreal, but what happens inside is anything but.

Cinema L'Amour is a Shakespearean-style theater with brass railings, an arch horseshoe balcony, and red velvet seats. The theater opened in 1914 as Le Globe, and showed Yiddish movies. It since changed to The Hollywood, the Pussycat, and then to Cinema L'Amour in 1981. It is the only porn theater in Montreal, but the interior reportedly looks the same now as it did when it opened. Admission costs $11, and it is free for couples on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursday nights, free for transgendered people on Wednesday nights, and free for women on Friday nights.

Who Killed Houdini?

Theories abound about how Harry Houdini really died. His official cause of death was peritonitis from a ruptured spleen. Some say this was caused by a punch delivered to his abdomen from a McGill student at a Montreal theater, but which  theater remains up to debate.

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