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Continental Moving Pictures

Venue Summary
Name Continental Moving Pictures
Address St Kilda Road, South Melbourne, Victoria 3205
Operation Dates 1908-01-01 - 1913-12-31
Suburban/Country Suburb
Purpose Cinema
Venue Comments

Operation dates are based on Catrice data (p. 198)

Advertising for the venue was also found in The Argus as early as 1908.

Venue: Other Information
This venue is included in the CATHS Cinema Index with an operation date recorded as circa 1913.

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.

'Theatre and entertainments' The Argus, 14 October 1908, p4.

Venue Events
Event Date Name of Venue Address Latitude /
Capacity Suburban Purpose Screens
1908-10-10 Continental Moving Pictures St Kilda Road
South Melbourne
Victoria 3205
Suburb Cinema