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Theatre Histories                                                   by Members and Friends

            48.   Plaza Theatre Bendigo                              Mike Purden

            49.   Treading The Boards In Tassie                      Denzil Howson

            Victorian News                                                                   by Bannister

            Armadale               Proposal to build multiplex·abandoned.
            Coburg                 Installation of the organ resumed at the Town Hall.
            Carlton Gardens        !MAX to operate at the new museum from next year. Operated partly by Cinema
                                   Plus who are opening an I MAX at Darling Harbour this year. There are 130 I MAX
                                   theatres internationally, with 26 more to open this year, licenced by !MAX Canada.
            Maryborough            Paramount re-opening.                    ·
            Maryborough Drive-In   Closed. Probably terminal. The screen fell over.
            Maribyrnong            Cinemotion simulator theatre added to HighPoint.
            Melbourne Forum        "The Piano Men" is on downstairs and part of the Melbourne Film Festival upstairs
            Melbourne Regent       Opened on 17/8/96 with a one-off concert.
            Melbourne Casino       A new 1800 seat Lyric theatre is planned. Rumour - the venue for "Miss Saigon".
            Melbourne Comedy       Purchased by David Marriner - only the Athenaeum and Her Majestys to go.
            Melb. Her Majestys     Making an effort to obtain new shows.
            Melbourne              "Solomon Lew Buys Hoyts Complex" in Bourke Street (Herald Sun p 21, 3/8/96).
            Morwell                Work started on the $6 million, 8 screen, cinema complex.
            North cote             Westgarth back in business after the closing of the Valhalla.
            Richmond               Without any fanfare, the National is now a block of shops & offices.
            Richmond               Former Cinema Richmond (BBQ Galore) has modifications happening in the foyer.
            Wangaratta  Drive-In   Closed again - probably terminal.

            Coming Events

            August 25th            Regular meeting followed by movies by Stan Gunn.
            September 7th & 8th    Weekend convention at Charlton and St. Arnaud.
            October 27th           Regular meeting and Alan Windley's "Melbourne Theatre Memories"
            November               Visit to Rod's Pascoe Vale "Regent" theatrette.
            December               End of year function.

            New Members

            Welcome to the following new members:        Anne Bittner           Maya Lazarus
                                                         Kevin Simmons          Ken Jacoby

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