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Austral / Rivoli, Naracoorte

Venue Summary
Name Austral / Rivoli, Naracoorte
Address Smith Street, Naracoorte, South Australia 5271
Operation Dates 1935-12-01 - 1963-12-31
Capacity 979
Suburban/Country Country
Purpose Cinema
Screens 1
Roles
1949-01-01 - 1962-01-01 : Exhibitor : Rivoli Theatre Syndicate
1963-01-01 - 1964-01-01 : Exhibitor : Murphy, L. J.
Venue Comments

Newspaper reference 1934: " The Austral Pictures Proprietary at Naracoorte, for which Mr D. Caldwell is the business manager is considering the erection of a picture theatre in Naracoorte. At present the pictures are being conducted in the institute hall, owned by the town council in conjunction with that body. Plans of the new building have been prepared and are in the hands of the Austral Pictures management"
Newspaper reference 1935 reports the Minister of Education, Mr Jeffries will be present at the opening of the new Austral Picture Theatre.

Listed as the Austral in Film Weekly in 1948 and 1950. Listed as the Rivoli in 1949 and 1951-1964.

Operation dates for the Rivoli based of Film Weekly
References
Film Weekly Directory 1947/8- 1963/4
'Reports from the Rural Centres' The Advertiser November 29, 1934.
'Minister of Education in South-East' The Advertiser December 18, 1935.

Venue Events
Event Date Name of Venue Address Latitude /
Longitude
Capacity Suburban Purpose Screens
1935-12-18 Austral Smith Street
Naracoorte
South Australia 5271
-36.9531268
140.7536731
979 Country Cinema 1
1949-01-01 Rivoli



Screenings

Screenings
Films Distributor Dates
Three Sinners Paramount 1929-01-05 - 1929-01-05
Feel My Pulse Paramount 1929-01-05 - 1929-01-05
Sorrell and Son United Artists
British & Dominions Film Corporation
1929-01-09 - 1929-01-09
Palaver 1929-01-19 - 1929-01-19
Across to Singapore Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) 1929-01-19 - 1929-01-19
Speedy Paramount 1929-01-26 - 1929-01-26
Vanishing Pioneer, The Paramount 1929-01-26 - 1929-01-26
Flesh and the Devil Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) 1929-02-02 - 1929-02-02
Fair Co-Ed, The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) 1929-02-02 - 1929-02-02
Silver Comes Thru RKO 1929-02-09 - 1929-02-09
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