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Celebrate the best of Astor: 1982-2015

Astor Theatre Melbourne

It is with heavy hearts that we make this announcement. In early 2015 the Astor Theatre in Melbourne as you know it will close its doors. By way of explanation we should clarify the distinct difference and separation between the landlord of the building we lease, Ralamar Nominees Pty Ltd, and the business that you know as The Astor Theatre, our tenancy that, since 1982, created and operates the business within the landlord’s building. The…

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WA Cinema Touring Shows 1939

WA Cinema Touring Shows are listed for the year include: Bakers Circuit – Corrigin, Quairading, Kondinin, Kulin, Narembeen, Kununoppin, Koorda, Bencubbin, Wyalkatchem, Brooktown (in Brookton), Dumbleyung, Yealering, Tammin Kanzler’s Circuit – Brookton, Dumbleyung, Yealering, Tammin, Wyalkatchem, Koorda, Bencubbin, Kununoppin, Narembeen, Kulin, Corrigin, Quairading, Dowerin Rourke’s Circuit – Denmark, Tambellup, Kojonup, Gnowangerup Laverton Pictures – Laverton, Cox’s Find Allan Jones No. 1 – Busselton, Pemberton, Jardee, Palgarup, Deanmill, Northcliff, Dixvale, Manjimup Allan Jones No. 2 –…

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2011 Screen Awards

Diana-Warnock-and-Damien-Spiccia

WA Screen Awards Special on WTV Channel 44 Diana Warnock and Damien Spiccia – Winner of the Bill Warnock Award See the glamour of the red carpet, the drama of the awards ceremony, the joy of the winners and the buzz of the party! WTV has put together a half-hour special capturing the highlights of the 2011 WASA’s. It was great night for the screen industry to celebrate the achievements of the past year by…

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50th Anniversary Of Busselton Drive in Theatre

What: A special screening of Australian films and display of south-west cinema memorabilia to mark 50 years of the Busselton Drive in. Where: The event will be held at the Busselton Drive-in cinema. When: Friday December 3rd, 7.45 pm. Gates open at 6.00 pm A special event is being planned to commemorate the legacy of the southwest’s pioneering traveling picture show man Allan Jones and of 50 years of continuous operation of the States only…

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