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Lyric Prahran

Venue Summary
Name Lyric Prahran
Address 162 Chapel Street, Prahran, Victoria 3181
Operation Dates 1910-12-24 - 1930-12-31
Capacity 2500
Suburban/Country Suburb
Purpose Cinema
Screens 1
Venue Comments

First listing in Sands and Mc Dougall (p.1934) as "Praharan, 158 Chapel Street''. The Lyric was built by named J.G Coles, who shortly afterwards built the Lyric theatres in Brunswick and Fitzroy.

Prahran Telegraph December 12, 1910 (references the opening dta, seating capacity, movabe open-air roof)
Operation dates based on Sands and Mc Dougall listings (1919-1931)
Program list- Betrand, I Cinema file: Prahran, (unpublished research)
Carol, M thesis- Betrand, I Cinema file: Prahran, (unpublished research)

Venue Events
Event Date Name of Venue Address Latitude /
Capacity Suburban Purpose Screens
1910-12-24 Lyric Prahran 162 Chapel Street
Victoria 3181
2500 Suburb Cinema 1