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Windsor

Venue Summary
Name Windsor
Address 1 Albert Street, Windsor, Victoria 3181
Operation Dates 1936-04-17 - 1962-01-01
Capacity 1408
Suburban/Country Suburb
Purpose Cinema
Screens 1
Roles
Venue Comments

Film Weekly records the following changes in capacity:
1946/47 - 1948/49 = 1390
1950/51-1961/62 = 1408

Listed in Film Weekly motion picture directory, The Herald newspaper and CATHS cinema index until 1962.

References
1935 'NEW PICTURE THEATRE.', The Argus, 16 September, p. 11, viewed 6 November, 2011, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article11767626

1936 'NEW CINEMA AT WINDSOR.', The Argus, 8 April, p. 10, viewed 6 November, 2011, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article11026567

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

Film Weekly, Film Weekly: motion picture directory, Film Weekly, Sydney. 1946/7-1961/2

How, R 1996, 'Hoyts Windsor Theatre' CinemaRecord, Cinema and Theatre Historical Society, no. 12.
-refers to the Windsor built to replace the Royal Theatre, Windsor nearby at 30 Chapel Street.
-refers to opening program consisting of shorts and feature She Married Her Boss.

The Sun 1959, 'You can smoke at a cinema', 23 December, p. 9.

Thorne, R 1981, 'Cinema of Australian via USA', pp.368-369.

Venue Events
Event Date Name of Venue Address Latitude /
Longitude
Capacity Suburban Purpose Screens
1936-04-17 Windsor 1 Albert Street
Windsor
Victoria 3181
-37.855317
144.983938
1395 Suburb Cinema 1
1951-01-01



1408

Screenings

Screenings
Films Distributor Dates
Koritsi Tis Yitonias, To 1957-02-12 - 1957-02-19
Ena Nero, Kyra-Vangelio 1963-01-26 - 1963-01-26
Trellokoritso, To 1963-01-26 - 1963-01-26
Osso Iparhoun Yinekes 1963-03-02 - 1963-03-02
Protevoussianikes Peripeties Greek Motion Pictures Inc. 1963-03-02 - 1963-03-02
Total Entries 5, Total Pages 1