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Philpot's Theatrette, Camberwell

Venue Summary
Name Philpot's Theatrette, Camberwell
Address 8 Verdun Street, Camberwell, Victoria 3124
Operation Dates 1956-01-01 - 1971-01-01
Capacity 40
Suburban/Country Suburb
Purpose Cinema
Screens 1
Venue Comments

Also known as Wattle Theatrette

'Film society's best year' The Eastern Suburbs Advertiser June 21, 1956

Newspaper listing 'Documentary Guide' Herald, Oct 14 1949. Notes refer to this venue being used regularly for 16 mm for the Surrey Hills Film Society.

PROV, VPRS 7882/P1 Public Building Files, Unit 1358, PB 11614
-Memo dated May 1971 'Re: Public Building Registration- Wattle Theatrette, Surrey Hills' reads:
Mr. Philpot ...telephoned this branch on 7th May, 1971 to advise of his intention not to re-register the above theatrette, as he was retired and is filming only as a hobby

Venue Events
Event Date Name of Venue Address Latitude /
Capacity Suburban Purpose Screens
1956-01-01 Philpot's Theatrette, Camberwell 8 Verdun Street
Victoria 3124
40 Suburb Cinema 1