Adelaide Regent Closes After 75 Years

posted by jamese on January 30, 2004 at 4:13 am

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA — On Wednesday, the 75-year run of the Regent Theatre came to an end with a screening of the Billy Wilder film Seven Year Itch, according to a report in the Advertiser.

As chronicled in a previous report on Cinema Treasures, the theater is being closed by the Hoyts theater chain due to poor attendance and escalating operating costs.

Here’s a roundup of coverage on the Regent’s long goodbye:

Curtains close on 75 years of film magic
Curtain falls on last picture show

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