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Palais Theatre


2004 Photo from the Ken Roe collection
1 Lower Esplanade
Saint Kilda VIC 3182

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Record #331  
 Opened: 1927
Capacity: 2968 seats
Architect(s): Henry White
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: New Palais Pictures, Palais Pictures

Information for this tour was contributed by Ken Roe.

Listed on the register of the Historic Building Council in 1993.

Built on the site of the Palais de Dance Pictures, a former ballroom that had a seating capacity of 4,000. This operated as a cinema from 1915 until it was burnt down in 1926. The current Palais Theatre is basically untouched from its original 1927 appearance and since closing as a full time cinema it has been used for live shows. Film presentations are still held there during the Melbourne Film Festival.

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March 2004 photos from the Ken Roe collection.


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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 6/22/2008.

 
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