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Melbourne Town Hall

Venue Summary
Name Melbourne Town Hall
Address Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Operation Dates 1957-02-15 - 9999-12-31
Capacity
Suburban/Country City
Purpose Town Hall
Screens 1
Roles
1904-01-01 - 9999-12-31 : Exhibitor : J & N Tait
Venue Comments

Note: operation dates based on the Greek screening policy.

Venue: Other Information
According to CATHS opening date is 1900.

Rebuilt in present form after a fire in the auditorium on 1 February 1925. The new auditorium was completed in December 1927. (City of Melbourne)

References
Cinema & Theatre Historical Society 1997, Cinema index : Melbourne cinemas, suburban cinemas, Victorian drive-ins. CATHS, Victoria.

City of Melbourne 2010, Town Hall Auditorium, viewed 10 February 2010, http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/AboutMelbourne/History/TownHallHistory/Pages/TownHallAuditorium.aspx,

Australasian, October 23, p.1052. (Bertrand I, Cinema file: Swanston Street Unpublished research) (unknown source).
Australasian, October 30 1909, p.1116. (Bertrand, I Cinema file: Swanston Street Unpublished research) (unknown source).
Leades, September 17 1904, p.22. (Bertarnd I, Cinema file: Swanston Street Unpublished research).
Leades, September 24 1904, p.22. (Bertarnd I, Cinema file: Swanston Street Unpublished research).

Venue Events
Event Date Name of Venue Address Latitude /
Longitude
Capacity Suburban Purpose Screens
1927-12-01 Melbourne Town Hall Swanston Street
Melbourne
Victoria 3000
-37.808003
144.9630945
City Town Hall 1

Screenings

Screenings
Films Distributor Dates
Tragoudhi Tou Ponou, To 1953-04-22 - 1953-04-22
Golfo Greek Motion Pictures Inc. 1953-12-17 - 1954-01-03
Laterna, ftohia kai filotimo 1953-12-17 - 1954-02-20
Dhoukissa Tis Plakentias, I 1953-12-25 - 1957-12-26
Anihti Thalassa 1954-01-10 - 1960-03-19
Orkistika Ekdhikissi 1954-01-24 - 1954-01-24
Dhio Kothonia Sto Naftiko 1954-01-24 - 1954-01-24
Agapitikos Tis Voskopoulas, O Grecian Film Centre 1954-02-21 - 1961-06-10
Megalo koroidho, To 1954-07-03 - 1954-07-03
Ena votsalo sti limni… 1957-01-20 - 1957-01-20
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