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Austral, Port Pirie

Venue Summary
Name Austral, Port Pirie
Address cnr Florence and Alexander Streets, Port Pirie, South Australia 5540
Operation Dates 1921-01-01 - 1965-01-30
Capacity 1203
Suburban/Country Country
Purpose Cinema
Screens 1
Roles
1000-01-01 - 9999-12-31 : Unknown : Cinemas Ltd
Venue Comments

Women's Weekly article makes reference to closing date.

References
Film Weekly 1947/8 - 1962/3
'Moviegoers has the same seats for 28 years' The Australian Women's Weekly, March 17 1965.
'Fall off a staircase' The Register, July 18, 1912. (Reference to the Opera Hall, which was situated above the Austral Theatre.)

Venue Events
Event Date Name of Venue Address Latitude /
Longitude
Capacity Suburban Purpose Screens
1921-01-01 Austral cnr Florence and Alexander Streets
Port Pirie
South Australia 5540
-33.1776613
138.0072687
1203 Country Cinema 1

Screenings

Screenings
Films Distributor Dates
Smilin' Guns Universal Pictures 1929-01-03 - 1929-01-05
Certain Young Man, A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) 1929-01-03 - 1929-01-05
Haunted Range, The Williamsons, J.C. / J.C Williamson Theatre Limited 1929-01-07 - 1929-01-09
Rinty of the Desert Australasian Films /UnionTheatres 1929-01-07 - 1929-01-09
Tunney-Heeney Fight, The 1929-01-07 - 1929-01-09
Wickedness Preferred Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) 1929-01-10 - 1929-01-12
Hot News Paramount 1929-01-10 - 1929-01-12
Lure of the Wild, The Australasian Films /UnionTheatres 1929-01-14 - 1929-01-16
Uncle Tom's Cabin Universal Pictures 1929-01-14 - 1929-01-16
Warming Up Paramount 1929-01-17 - 1929-01-19
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