Author: AMMPT

Cinema Web

        CinemaWeb is a complete Western Australian database that provides photographs and details about picture theatres and cinemas. In 2007  Dr. Ina Bertram in Melbourne offered a large amount of research material that she had accumulated . A great deal was used in the development of her Cinemaweb project which was transferred to AMMPT(WR)’s custodianship in 2007.  AMMPT is grateful to Dr Bertram for the data.  In 2015 AMMPT (WR) reformatted the website and updated with new photographs that have been…

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Cremorne Theatre

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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, PICTURED…

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Early History of the Moving Image

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In Focus

The next IN FOCUS presentation is on Wednesday 21st April at 7.30pm The first item is a remarkable documentary, The Allied Games, produced by Western Australian Lizzie Kirkham.  This was premiered on Fox Footy, during a previous Anzac Day. After supper, a video history of Paramount Pictures will be presented. Following this will be episode #2 of Pictures in Motion’s Members in Action News.  

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Richard Ashton’s Story Part Two

1972.  The first time a Disney on Parade arena show that had been produced outside America was done by Channel 7 Perth. It was the brainchild of Brian Treasure. He had succeeded in convincing the Disney organization that we at Channel 7 could produce and mount, with their cooperation and expertise a Disney on Parade arena show which would tour Australia. Michael Edgley, the Bullen Brothers the Circus people and many other smaller investors joined in to…

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