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Cremorne Theatre

NEW thank you to Ken McKay on updating the history of Cremorne Theatre Cremorne Theatre…. the second venue in Perth to show moving pictures. Often overlooked in the history of Perth theatres. You may also be interested in the “Western Baptist” ISSN 1322-1582 ‘In search of Annie Oliver’, a paper by Mrs Ann Harding, read to the Baptist Historical Society on 21 April 1993. Murray Street facade to Cremorne Threatre and Gardens CREMORNE GARDENS, PERTH,…

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TV 1959-2017

1959 – 2017 WA Television Timeline In many ways there has been a merging of the technologies as computers, the internet and digital technology reshapes the landscape. Younger generations no longer have a connection to the printed word that their parents experience. Emailing replaced letter writing, then social networking, online chat, forums, blogs, twitter and SMS messaging revolutionised communications. We now find that the Global internet giants are crushing Australian media. Newspapers, Television and to…

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Roy Mudge and his Princess Theatre

http://ammpt.com.au/cinema-history-2/Retired projectionist Roy Mudge, has worked for 50 years in Perth, Fremantle, suburban and drive-in  Cinemas… including the Piccadilly, The Grand, Theatre Royal and The Ambassadors, after beginning as a 16-year-old assistant at Fremantle’s Princess Theatre in 1964.   Roy had the foresight to take photographs of them, and collect much movie related memorabilia over the decades.  He is now the curator at the Australian Museum of Motion Picture and Television.   Roy’s passion for…

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AMMPT Presentation – Re-Presenting the Past

The Australian Museum of Moving Picture and Television, Western Region, will present a program of films and videos from its collection which illustrates aspects of Perth’s cultural heritage.   The rare vintage film material was originally published in the decades from the early 1950’s through to the 1980’s as part of Western Australian Government immigration, informational, educational and tourism strategies. The digital material covers some similar ground and also a variety of television material that…

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Ambassadors Theatre

Thank you to TVhistory for the photos.       -1929 nla.news-page4371926.pdfAmbassadors

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