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Dux Photoplays, Albert Park

Venue Summary
Name Dux Photoplays, Albert Park
Address 47 O'Grady Street, Albert Park, Victoria 3206
Operation Dates 1912-06-29 - 1920-01-01
Capacity 1200
Suburban/Country Suburb
Purpose Cinema
Screens 1
Venue Comments

The building, situated on a residential street was established in 1885 and original used as a church. Opened as a picture theatre in 1911/12 under Mr. A H. Kent.

According to Walters, Hoyts took over the Dux Theatre in Albert Park in 1923.( Walters, p. 245)

1911 'METROPOLITAN.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), 14 November, p. 5, viewed 6 April, 2014,
Hanson, I 2001, 'The Albert Park trio' Cinema Record, Iss. 31, First Quarter, pp.6-13.
Walters, T 2009 The Picture Palaces of Melbourne

Venue Events
Event Date Name of Venue Address Latitude /
Capacity Suburban Purpose Screens
1912-06-29 Dux Photoplays, Albert Park 47 O'Grady Street
Albert Park
Victoria 3206
1200 Suburb Cinema 1