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Melba, Dulwich

Venue Summary
Name Melba, Dulwich
Address 20 Stuart Road, Dulwich, South Australia 5065
Operation Dates 1923-06-09 - 1960-01-01
Capacity 592
Suburban/Country Suburb
Purpose Cinema
Screens 1
Roles
1923-06-09 - 1960-01-01 : Unknown : Not Known
Venue Comments

A small cinema (capacity of 592 when it opened in 1923) located on Stuart Road, Dulwich. Management of the theatre in the early days often changed - Kingsley Fleming (1923); J.F. Ward (1924); Mrs Marjoram (1925); and George Duncan (1926 to 1929).

The cinema was also a venue for Greek language films.

References
Walker, D 1996, Adelaide's Silent Nights
1923 'A NEW PICTURE THEATRE.', The Advertiser, 11 June, p. 7, viewed 15 October, 2011, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article37183965

Venue Events
Event Date Name of Venue Address Latitude /
Longitude
Capacity Suburban Purpose Screens
1923-06-09 Melba 20 Stuart Road
Dulwich
South Australia 5065
-34.935847
138.632059
592 Suburb Cinema 1

Screenings

Screenings
Films Distributor Dates
One Round Hogan Australasian Films /UnionTheatres 1929-03-02 - 1929-03-02
Hangman's House Fox 1929-03-02 - 1929-03-02
Crimson City, The Australasian Films /UnionTheatres 1929-03-09 - 1929-03-09
Lonesome Universal Pictures 1929-03-09 - 1929-03-09
Yellow Lily, The First National Pictures 1929-03-13 - 1929-03-13
Sharp Shooters 1929-03-13 - 1929-03-13
Wild Blood Universal Pictures 1929-03-16 - 1929-03-16
Rinty of the Desert Australasian Films /UnionTheatres 1929-03-16 - 1929-03-16
Wright Idea, The First National Pictures 1929-03-20 - 1929-03-20
Honor Bound Fox 1929-03-20 - 1929-03-20
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