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Ambassadors Theatre

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

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Putting on the pictures in Mt Barker and Albany

Norman Gordon Mills was a projectionist in Mt Barker and Albany

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Rare Vintage Australian Made 35mm Projector

The significance of these  images are  very important to show recognition for the ongoing work of our passionate AMMPT volunteers like Barry Goldman. .                   In this instance, a recent donation of artefacts from Richard Rennie was received a few weeks ago and one of the items caught Barry’s eye . At first he thought it was a South Australian made ‘ Benbo’ (Spelling not known) projector but later…

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Princess Theatre

http://ammpt.com.au/cinema-tv-museum/cinema-history-2/Princess Theatre.               Most of our original cinemas have disappeared in both Perth and Fremantle, though the building of one remains in the port city, even though it no longer used as a movie venue. The Princess Theatre, at 29-33 Market Street, Fremantle, was erected for Captain Frank Biddles (1851-1932) in 1912, built by Mr C. Moore, to the design of John McNeece and Son. Captain Biddles was one…

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The Story Of A Building: The Queens, The Hoyts Regent and The Metro

 The Story Of A Building: The Queens, The Hoyts Regent and The Metro                       The Queens Hall in William Street .Perth was opened by the Premier Sir John Forrest on the 19th April 1899 for the Wesleyan Methodist Church. The hall was used for church purposes on weekends and hired our for lectures and musical presentations for the rest of the time. The first film…

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