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Sun Theatre


2004 Photo from the Ken Roe collection
8 Ballarat St
Yarraville VIC 3013
(03) 9362 0999

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Record #287  
 Opened: 1938
Capacity: 1041 seats
Architect(s):
Architectural Style(s): Art Deco
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Current Organ: none
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Information for this tour was contributed by Ken Roe.

The Sun operated as a full time cinema until 1982 when it was closed. Opening again briefly until 1984 it was then shuttered and became derelict. Eventually taken over by Michael Smith he set about restoring the building to its original splendour. In May 2003 an additional 3 screens were added within the building.
All have a distinctive style in keeping with the art deco feel of the building.

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March 2004 photos from the Ken Roe collection.


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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 1/7/2006.

 
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