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Progress Hall / Tasma, Pascoe Vale

Venue Summary
Name Progress Hall / Tasma, Pascoe Vale
Address 512 Bell Street, Pascoe Vale, Victoria 3044
Operation Dates 1932-10-01 - 1958-07-01
Capacity 286
Suburban/Country Suburb
Purpose Cinema
Screens 1
1941-01-01 - 1947-01-01 : Exhibitor : Gibson, C. R. K.
1949-01-01 - 1959-01-01 : Exhibitor : Shuttleworth, H. V.
Venue Comments

Operation dates are based on Catrice (p. 232) and last listing in Film Weekly motion picture directories.

Colin Gibson ran the Tasma from 1941 to 1947. Victor Shuttleworth then purchased the cinema operating untill July 1958. In November 1958 the Caltex Oil Company purchased the site and the building was demolished and turned into a service station.

Venue Operation Dates: Further Information
According to CATHS, operation dates are given as 1957-1964

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

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

Film Weekly, Film Weekly: motion picture directory, Film Weekly, Sydney. 1943/4-1958/9

Records of the Victorian Health Department, Cinematographers Section. Filr No. PB 7591

Venue Events
Event Date Name of Venue Address Latitude /
Capacity Suburban Purpose Screens
1932-10-01 Pascoe Vale Progress Hall 512 Bell Street
Pascoe Vale
Victoria 3044
286 Suburb Hall
1941-01-01 Tasma

Cinema 1