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Moonee Ponds  Hoyts have lodged objections against a proposal for a 12 screen cinema complex proposed by
                           Reading Australia. This would compete with the Highpoint 12 screen complex.

             Northland     4 extra screens, and 2 more in May 98.

             Richmond      David Marriner announced plans for a large complex on the Yarra, to include cinemas.

             Shepparton    Capri Twin Cinemas taken over by Village. Plans are to add 2 new screens in January 1998.

             St. Kilda     Astor has installed the latest Dolby digital system. (24 speakers)

             Sunshine      Village Sunshine 20 cinema Megaplex opened on 18th December. CATHS website is running
                           a special presentation feature on the Village Sunshine Megaplex to tie in with the opening.

             Taylors Lakes  Hoyts Watergardens Multiplex opened on September 29th. at the Watergardens Shopping
                           Complex, Taylors Lakes, North-West of Melbourne. The 8 cinema complex includes a "Super
                           Screen" 19 metres wide (cinema 3 with 349 seats) and 4 cinemas equipped with digital sound.

             Village       Half-price tickets are now available on Tuesdays.

             Coming Events For 1998                                                         by Brian Miller

             February 6  Our ever popular Summer movie musical at Ken Tulloch's Roxy Theatre, 21  Cassinia Avenue,
                        Ashwood, on Friday the 6th of February, at 7.30pm.
                        Showing will be "Tin Pan Alley" with Alice Faye, John Payne, Betty Grable and Jack Oakie,
                        followed by selected featurettes.
                        Admission is $5.00 and please bring a supper plate.
                        Advance bookings are absolutely essential due to limited s eating.
                        Contact Brian Miller, 15 Gleniffer Avenus, Brighton 3187,  on 9557-7446

             February 22 First CATHS-V meeting for 1998 at the Carlton Moviehouse at 9.45 am,

                            Expressions Of Interest Requested For Future Functions

            March 22    Ballarat Theatres Comprehensive Inspection Tour  Starting early Sunday morning (due to
                        screening committments)
                              1.   Inspection of the Regent 6 Multiplex.
                             2.    The Sturt Cinema (formerly Mechanics Institute, Brittania, etc.).
                             3.    Her Majesty's Theatre and Compton Organ.
                             4.    The Civic Hall
                             5.    Grainery Lane Theatre and Art Gallery. A small fee will apply to this visit.

            (Optional)   Travel to Ballarat on Saturday 21st March for overnight accommodation, and attend the Eureka
                        Stockade sound and light show "Blood On The Southern Cross" at Soverign Hill. Optional
                  dinner before the show, which commences at 8.30pm. Warm casual clothing reccommended.
                  Advance bookings are essential.   Phone Brian Miller on 95577446 for further details.

            May 1998    "Singing In The Rain" - On stage        MGM's famous musical was adapted for the stage
                        in the eighties and presented with great success at the London Palladium with Tommy Steele.
                        Now Melbourne can see it when CLOC, a leading suburbal musical comedy will perform "Singin
                        In The Rain" at the Alexander Theatre, Monash University Clayton in May 1998. CLOC have
                        staged over 60 shows in the past 30 years, including an acclaimed "Les Miserables"
                        Registrations of interest in a group booking to Brian Miller on 95577446
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