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Hoyts Maling, Canterbury

Venue Summary
Name Hoyts Maling, Canterbury
Address 72 Maling Road, Canterbury, Victoria 3126
Operation Dates 1941-01-01 - 1959-08-13
Capacity 942
Suburban/Country Suburb
Purpose Cinema
Screens 1
Venue Comments

During 1941 Hoyts built two stadium type cinemas in the Melbourne Suburbs. One was erected in Canterbury and named after the suburb's first cinema, the Maling; while the other was built in Balwyn named the Hoyts Time.


Catrice, D. 1991. Cinemas in Melbourne 1896-1942. Thesis (M.A.), Monash University, 1991.

Film Weekly. Film Weekly: motion picture directory. Sydney. 1946/7-1958/9

Cinema listings in the Herald until 1959.
1959, 'Of out theatres' , TV Week August 13, p.7 "Five more suburban theatre will close this week- bringing the total number of Victorian theatres to flicker out since the advent of TV to 70"

Venue Events
Event Date Name of Venue Address Latitude /
Capacity Suburban Purpose Screens
1941-01-01 Maling 72 Maling Road
Victoria 3126

948 Suburb Cinema 1