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Name Combined Victorian Theatres Ltd.
Suburb/Town Sale
State Victoria
Country Australia

"A public company formed to run picture thetares throughout the principal towns of Victoria. The shareholders included both Melbourne and country residents. The Board of Directors included Mr. John R. Brennan (Managing Director), Hon. E.J. White MLC of Hamilton and well-known movie world dicnitaries F.N. Johnson, A. Vassy, and a Mr. Talbot (circuit manager). Within six monthsof floating the company C.V. T. had theatres running in Bairnsdale, Lakes Entrance, Wangaratta, Benalla, Kyneton and theatre under construction in Hamilton." (Kennedy 2000)

Kennedy, G. 2000, 'Prince Regent Theatre - Sale' Cinema Record, no. 29
1927 'COUNTRY PICTURE THEATRES.', The Argus, 21 April, p. 13, viewed 11 November, 2011,

1926 'MONETARY AND MINING.', The Argus, 21 April, p. 18, viewed 11 November, 2011, (notice of registry)