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Glenelg Strand / Odeon / Village

Venue Summary
Name Glenelg Strand / Odeon / Village
Address 112 Jetty Road, Glenelg, South Australia 5045
Operation Dates 1922-01-24 - 1980-09-13
Capacity 1100
Suburban/Country Suburb
Purpose Cinema
Screens 1
Roles
Venue Comments

According to Flint and Tod (2007) that this venue opened as the Palais Theatre on 23 Jan 1922. The Palais was converted into the Strand Theatre by Glenelg Theatres, and reopened on 8 July 1927. On 01 May 1947 the Glenelg Strand and Seaview Theatres came under the Greater Union controlled Star Circuit, with the purchase of Glenelg Theatres Ltd. In 1956 the theatre closed for renovations and reopened as the Odeon. Closed again in 1967. reopened 1967 as the Village Cinema. Finally closed in 1980.
References
Flint, C & Tod, L 2007, 'Pictures at the bay', Kino Cinema Quarterly, no. 101, p. 8
Barnett, W 2004, ' Let's all go down the Strand Glenelg's theatres by the sea', no. 88, p. 28.

References
Australasian Cinema (19 December 1980, p. 46.) reports the Village Cinema, Glenelg would not reopen at cristmas. All equipment pertaining to the cinema would be removed in November.

Venue Events
Event Date Name of Venue Address Latitude /
Longitude
Capacity Suburban Purpose Screens
1927-07-08 Glenelg Strand 112 Jetty Road
Glenelg
South Australia 5045
-34.980517
138.516483
1235 Suburb Cinema 1
1956-02-04 Odeon, Glenelg



1100
1967-06-01 Village, Glenelg



Screenings

Screenings
Films Distributor Dates
Two Arabian Knights 1928-12-04 - 1928-12-04
Home, James Universal Pictures 1928-12-04 - 1928-12-04
Phyllis of the Follies Universal Pictures 1928-12-07 - 1928-12-07
Across the Atlantic Australasian Films /UnionTheatres 1928-12-07 - 1928-12-07
Man, Woman and Wife Universal Pictures 1928-12-11 - 1928-12-11
Battles of Coronel and Falkland Islands, The British Dominions Films 1928-12-11 - 1928-12-11
Odds On Williamsons, J.C. / J.C Williamson Theatre Limited 1928-12-14 - 1928-12-14
So This Is Love? Australasian Films /UnionTheatres 1928-12-14 - 1928-12-14
Big City, The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) 1928-12-18 - 1928-12-18
Two Outlaws Universal Pictures 1928-12-18 - 1928-12-18
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