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THEATRE HISTORIES                                                   by Members & Friends

            27.         Rotex!Were Street Theatre - Montmorency            by Fred Page

            28.         Dendy Theatre Complex- Brighton                    by Brian Miller

            29          Memorial Theatre - Koroit                          by Gerry Kennedy

            30.         Hoyts Circle Theatre - Preston                     by Rod Cook

            31.         Athenaeum Theatre - Sorrento                       by Peter O'Reilly

            VICTORIAN NEWS                                                                  by Bannister

            Brighton               Third screen opened at Dendy complex.·
            East Malvern           Waverley theatre rumoured to be sold by the A B.C.

            Elsternwick            Russell O'Regan, manager of the Classic Cinema is 10oth member of CATHS-V.
            Elwood                 Broadway theatre passed in. (Anyone got a lazy $500,000).
            Footscray              Bandy theatre gutted by fire (Melbourne Age 25/3/95).

            Greensborough          New cinema complex planned for shopping centre.
            Melbourne City         State/Forum sold to David Marriner.
            Melbourne casino       Rumours are that plans exist for building largest multiplex in Australia, or
                                   maybe the World, or any other large place.
            Oakleigh               Plaza for sale. Passed in at auction in March 1995.
            Richmond               The National Is still not progressing.

            Sunshine               Cinema complex to be built by Village as part of a new shopping complex on old
                                   International Harvester site. We think that the first film to be shown might be
                                   called  "Lassie, Andy Hardy, and Roc Kirby Comes Home".

            Shepparton             Otive-in operating.
            Thornbury              Regent sold at auction.
            Yarrawonga             "Picture Gardens" showing over summer, as well as the drive-in.

            COMING EVENTS

            Apri123          Meeting - Talk by Jan Williams "Hoyts, The 50's and I"

            May 27/28        Residential Convention in Gippsland
            June 25          Meeting - Talk by 92 year old former silent film musician, Mrs Adeline Mims "Musical
                             Madness At The Movies" (to be confirmed).
                             Roger and Barbara Seccombe's excellent film "Two Seats In The Circle" will be shown.
                             Video copies wnl also be available for purchase.
            July 24          "The Cinema Going ExpeJience" joint exhibition with Performing Arts Museum, NFSA,
                             and others.
            August 27        Meeting - More Alan Windley films ''Melbourne Movie Theatre Memories"

            September        Date to be finalised for • Annual Swap Meet"
            October 22       Meeting

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