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Longford, South Yarra

Venue Summary
Name Longford, South Yarra
Address 59 Toorak Road, South Yarra, Victoria 3141
Operation Dates 1976-08-12 - 2001-07-25
Capacity 300
Suburban/Country Suburb
Purpose Cinema
Screens 1
Venue Comments

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

Jackson, A 2001, 'Entertaining to the last, a real-life drama ends in tears: credits roll on arthouse tradition', 'Age'', July 25, p.8.
Mier, B 2002, 'The Longford: a cinema historical significance' CinemaRecord, Cinema and Theatre Historical Society, no. 35, pp. 8-12
Murdoch, L 1979, 'Man shoots four in ciema foyer', 'Age'', Octber.
Rule, P 2001, 'Curtain's final fall at a buffs' favorite', Age, July 25.
Thomas, H 1976, 'S. Yarra gets a new cinema', Age, August 12.
Zion, L 2001, 'Longford treasure fails screen test', Age, May 31.
'Shootings: man, 20, in court', Age, October. (Bertrand, I Cinema film: South Yarra (unpublished research)).

2001, 'Longford cinema set to close' Cinema Record, Iss. 32, Autumn, p.6.

Letter to AFI members in relation to the future of the Longford, the Chauvel (Sydney) and the State (Hobart),. Lists their expenditures, income and the date of the 1984 annual general meeting.- Bertand, I Cinema file: State (unpublished research).

'Longford Cinema: March-June Program'- Betrand, I Cinema file: South Yarra (unpublished research).

Venue Events
Event Date Name of Venue Address Latitude /
Capacity Suburban Purpose Screens
1976-08-12 Longford 59 Toorak Road
South Yarra
Victoria 3141
300 Suburb Cinema 1