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Royal Theatre, Windsor

Venue Summary
Name Royal Theatre, Windsor
Address 30 Chapel Street, Windsor, Victoria 3181
Operation Dates 1911-10-03 - 1941-04-04
Capacity 1760
Suburban/Country Suburb
Purpose Cinema
Screens 1
Venue Comments

Operation dates based on Catrice data. (Catrice, p. 228)

Venue Operation Dates: Further Information
According to CATHS, operation dates were 1913-1957. Unable to confirm operation dates as Royal Theatre is not listed in Film Weekly motion picture directories 1946/7-1971.

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.

How, R 1996, 'Hoyts Windsor Theatre' CinemaRecord, Cinema and Theatre Historical Society, no. 12.
-refers to Royal Pictures seating capacity of 1760 compared to newly built Windsor with capacity of 1395 in 1936
Advertisements in 'The Prahran Telegraph', November 29, 1913- Bertrand, I Cinema file: St Kilda (unpublished research).
Advertisements in 'The Prahran Telegraph', August 8, 1914- Bertrand, I Cinema file: St Kilda (unpublished research).

Venue Events
Event Date Name of Venue Address Latitude /
Capacity Suburban Purpose Screens
1911-10-03 Royal Theatre, Windsor 30 Chapel Street
Victoria 3181
1760 Suburb Cinema 1