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Croydon Picture Theatre, South Australia

Venue Summary
Name Croydon Picture Theatre, South Australia
Address South Road, Croydon, South Australia 5008
Operation Dates 1923-12-15 - 9999-12-31
Capacity 1158
Suburban/Country Suburb
Purpose Cinema
Screens 1
Roles
1923-12-15 - 9999-12-31 : Unknown : Croydon Pictures Ltd
Venue Comments

Opened by the Mayor of Hindmarsh, F.W. Dinnis on December 15 1923. The theatre screened Wednesday and thrusday nights, with a matinee on Saturday and on public holidays. The manager at the time was Gordon Duncan. (Burford 2008).

Mr G Duncan operated an open-air picture theatre the previous summer.

Manager in 1929: G.W.Jeanes

References
Burford, R 2008 'Two new and commodious picture palaces at Croydon & Kilkenny', Kino Cinema Quarterly Australian Cinema & Theatre Society.

Other Information

Run by the Lawrence brothers

References
The Sun 1961, 'Movies Again', 7 April. p.7

1923 'NEW PICTURE THEATRE AT CROYDON.', The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931), 22 December, p. 14, viewed 15 October, 2011, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article36623833

Venue Events
Event Date Name of Venue Address Latitude /
Longitude
Capacity Suburban Purpose Screens
1923-12-15 Croydon Picture Theatre South Road
Croydon
South Australia 5008
-34.895133
138.568159
1158 Suburb Cinema 1

Screenings

Screenings
Films Distributor Dates
Plastered in Paris Fox 1929-04-13 - 1929-04-13
Woman Disputed, The United Artists 1929-04-13 - 1929-04-13
Street Angel Fox 1929-05-04 - 1929-05-04
Once and Forever Fox 1929-05-04 - 1929-05-04
Steamboat Bill Jr United Artists 1929-06-15 - 1929-06-15
Four Devils Fox Movietone 1929-06-15 - 1929-06-15
Homesick Fox 1929-06-29 - 1929-06-29
Dawn British Dominions Films 1929-06-29 - 1929-06-29
Mother RKO 1930-04-18 - 1930-04-18
Prisoners First National Pictures 1930-04-18 - 1930-04-18
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