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Melbourne City 6

2004 Photo from the Ken Roe collection.
131 Russell St
Melbourne VIC 3000

Demolished 2014
Record #255  
 Opened: November 23, 1978
 Closed: October 2, 2013
 Demolished: 2014
Capacity: 1376 seats
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Russell Cinemas
 Previously operated by: Greater Union Cinemas

Information for this tour was contributed by Ken Roe.

Built by Greater Union Cinemas on the site of the 1,054 seat Barclay Theatre (1908-1976) this was a fine example of late 1970's cinema design. The complex opened on 23rd November 1978 and the 6 auditoriums were themed differently. All had 70mm film capabilities.

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March 2004 photos from the Ken Roe collection.

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