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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
Fighting Gladiator, The 1929-02-16 - 1929-02-16
Telling the World Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) 1929-02-16 - 1929-02-16
London Love 1929-02-23 - 1929-02-23
Under the Black Eagle Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) 1929-02-23 - 1929-02-23
Exploits of the Emden, The First National Pictures 1929-03-02 - 1929-03-02
Sailors Don't Care British Dominions Films 1929-03-06 - 1929-03-06
Virginia's Husband British Dominions Films 1929-03-06 - 1929-03-06
Sister to Assist 'Er, A British Dominions Films 1929-03-07 - 1929-03-07
Woman Redeemed, A British Dominions Films 1929-03-07 - 1929-03-07
Without Mercy First National Pictures 1929-03-09 - 1929-03-09
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