Old Picture Theatres

Movie theatres of the past from an era before television, back then it was the only place where you could watch movies, serials, news and cartoons.
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Forum Picture Theatre circa 1980 Melbourne Australia

Forum Picture Theatre circa 1980 Melbourne Australia

Hoyts in Richmond, Victoria c 1944. Advertisements for current films visible: Errol Flynn in 'Uncertain Glory' and George Formby in 'Bell Bottom George".

Hoyts in Richmond, Victoria c 1944. Advertisements for current films visible: Errol Flynn in 'Uncertain Glory' and George Formby in 'Bell Bottom George".

Old Astor theatre in High Street Shepparton- now the car park next to O'Deas Saddlery

Old Astor theatre in High Street Shepparton- now the car park next to O'Deas Saddlery

The original Cinema Capri theatre Maude Street Shepparton

The original Cinema Capri theatre Maude Street Shepparton

Hoyts Bentleigh theatre as it looked in the 1940s.  Cinema closed in 1984, now a real estate office.

Hoyts Bentleigh theatre as it looked in the 1940s. Cinema closed in 1984, now a real estate office.

Former Marina Cinema, later Video Mania video shop and now for lease and derelict in Rosebery, Sydney.  Opened in 1927 and closed in 1984.  Paul Brennan photo.

Former Marina Cinema, later Video Mania video shop and now for lease and derelict in Rosebery, Sydney. Opened in 1927 and closed in 1984. Paul Brennan photo.

Interior of Regal Theatre, Hartwell.  Very art-deco!

Interior of Regal Theatre, Hartwell. Very art-deco!

Regal Theatre, Hartwell

Regal Theatre, Hartwell

Liberty Theatre, Yass NSW.  Closed in 1974, foyer became a shop, cafe still exists, auditorium used for amateur theatre and the Turning Wave Folk Festival held each year.

Liberty Theatre, Yass NSW. Closed in 1974, foyer became a shop, cafe still exists, auditorium used for amateur theatre and the Turning Wave Folk Festival held each year.

WILLIAMSTOWN.VIC.Hoyts Shore Theatre auditorium. The bayside location is represented in the all decor.

WILLIAMSTOWN.VIC.Hoyts Shore Theatre auditorium. The bayside location is represented in the all decor.

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