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Progress Hall, Boronia

Venue Summary
Name Progress Hall, Boronia
Address Boronia Road, Boronia, Victoria 3155
Operation Dates 1926-01-01 - 1954-01-01
Capacity 300
Suburban/Country Suburb
Purpose Hall
Screens 1
Venue Comments

Public Building File Notes (PB 2845, Unit 459):
A letter addressed to Mrs Olive Hamilton dated June 1959 reads:
You are informed that your carrying out the duties of a Cinematograph Operator at the Public Hall, Boronia, during public occupation, on the evening of Friday, June 25th, 1954...

Cinema & Theatre Historical Society 1997, Cinema index : Melbourne cinemas, suburban cinemas, Victorian drive-ins. CATHS, Victoria

PROV, VPRS 7882/P1 Public Building Files, Unit 459, PB 2845

Seccombe, R. 1999 'Out in the sticks: early cinema in Melbourne's outer eastern suburbs' CinemaRecord, no. 24, pp. 4-10.

Venue Events
Event Date Name of Venue Address Latitude /
Capacity Suburban Purpose Screens
1926-02-05 Progress Hall Boronia Road
Victoria 3155
300 Suburb Hall 1