Cinema North, Reservoir At one time or another there were a dozen cinemas operating along (or just off) of High Street. The long shopping strip had theatres in Westgarth, Northcote, Thornbury, Preston and Reservoir, but by the mid 60s only two were left – those in Reservoir and Westgarth. Originally opening in 1928 as Palais Pictures, the venue soon converted to a dance hall but returned to screening films in 1936 Melb Australia

Cinema North, Reservoir At one time or another there were a dozen cinemas operating along (or just off) of High Street. The long shopping strip had theatres in Westgarth, Northcote, Thornbury, Preston and Reservoir, but by the mid 60s only two were left – those in Reservoir and Westgarth. Originally opening in 1928 as Palais Pictures, the venue soon converted to a dance hall but returned to screening films in 1936 Melb Australia

Image - Photo. 24 Spring Street, Reservoir, c 1983 [courtesy Lexie Luly]  Darebin Heritage

Image - Photo. 24 Spring Street, Reservoir, c 1983 [courtesy Lexie Luly] Darebin Heritage

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