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Liberty / Moderno / Galaxy, Brunswick

Venue Summary
Name Liberty / Moderno / Galaxy, Brunswick
Address 499 Lygon Steet, Brunswick, Victoria 3056
Operation Dates 1935-01-01 - 1987-12-01
Capacity 769
Suburban/Country Suburb
Purpose Cinema
Screens 1
Roles
1937-01-01 - 1950-01-01 : Exhibitor : Melbourne Theatres Pty Ltd
1952-01-01 - 1970-01-01 : Exhibitor : Reade-Watts, D.K.
1970-01-01 - 1971-01-01 : Owned : Italiano, J.
1972-01-01 - 1987-12-01 : Owned : Cosmopolitan Motion Pictures
Venue Comments

499 Lygon St was originally a dance hall and become the Kinema Picture Theatre in 1934. The Kinema changed its name to the Liberty in 1934. Everyones (October 10 1934, p. 27) references the opening of the Liberty (Saturday October 6 1934)
References
Bertrand, I Cinema file: Brunswick (unpublished research).
Kino, 9/19 & 5/26 -- Bertrand, I Cinema file: Brunswick (unpublished research).
1980 Barnes, L 'Cinemas in Brunswick Historical Outline' from Bernad, I ''Cinema file: Brunswick' (unpublished research).

Venue Events
Event Date Name of Venue Address Latitude /
Longitude
Capacity Suburban Purpose Screens
1934-05-31 Broadway Dance Palais 499 Lygon Steet
Brunswick
Victoria 3056
-37.7783369
144.970604
Suburb Dance Hall
1934-06-01 Kinema Picture Theatre



1934-10-06 Liberty



769 Cinema 1
1974-01-01 Galaxy



Screenings

Screenings
Films Distributor Dates
Grande Varieta, Il Minerva Film
Continental Motion Pictures Corporation
1964-12-29 - 1964-12-29
Pirati di Tripoli Columbia Pictures 1966-01-14 - 1967-06-11
Amore Facile 1966-01-14 - 1969-04-13
Cleopatra, il Serpente del Nilo Columbia Pictures 1966-10-28 - 1969-11-09
Due Mafiosi Contra Goldginger, I 1966-10-28 - 1966-10-30
Colpo Segreto Di D'Artagnan, Il Medallion Pictures 1966-11-04 - 1966-11-06
Federale, Il Embassy Pictures Corporation
Les Films Marbeuf
1966-11-04 - 1968-07-14
Maruzzella World Film Distributors Pty. Ltd. 1966-11-18 - 1966-11-20
Mondo Le Condanna, Il Lux Film 1966-11-18 - 1966-11-20
Malafemmena Cinedistribuzione Astoria 1966-11-25 - 1966-11-27
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