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Copies of all DVDs films are deposited with the Archive.
An article discussing and defining "Art Deco". Perhaps the most misunderstood and misinterpreted artistic and architectural style of the 20th Century.
New videos on theatres include a detailed analysis of the political and social issues surrounding the restoration of the the Athenium Theatre in Junee, NSW, "Saving a Theatre"
In "Whatever Happened To My Local Picture Theatre ?", dozens of old cinemas and converted community halls are revisited in small country towns across NSW.
"Rediscovering the Queens Theatre" in Adelaide, looks at an archeological dig revealing hidden proof of the original form and structure of one of the oldest thatres in the country.
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The Hoyts Entertainment Centre in Sydney can be found under Lost Cinemas and Theatres. Extensively remodelled it is now almost impossible to recognise anything of the original form of the interior as spaces have been reconfigured.
This article contains photos and cross sectional drawings of the original configuration, features and decor.
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