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Found information on this theatre originally opening in 1913 and it closed on 31 Jan 1959.In Feb 1959 it was sold to the First National Bank.
During my recent visit to THS archives in Chicago I found an article confirming W.Scott Dunne as the architect of this theatre.
Theatre was atmospheric in design and the architect was W.Scott Dunne.
This theatre is listed in the 1945 Theatre Catalog as currently being built by John and Drew Eberson.
This theatre opened 25 November 1907 and the architects were John A.
Schwalm and C.S.Rothleder.
Joe they also built Harris Theatre in 1938 on site of the former Alvin Theatre.
This theatre is also listed in the John and Drew Eberson archives at the Wolfsonian in Florida as having alterations around 1944.
The 1948/49 Theatre Catalog lists the architects as James J.Murno and Warner-Leeds Associates.
This theatre is listed in the 1948/49 Theatre Catalog as a new cinema.The architect was Donald J. Monson.
Architects were Lathrop and Gillam.
The architects were John J Zink and F L W Moeble.
The architects name was George Becker.
This theatre was featured in the 1948/49 theatre catalog.It had 908 seats on opening and the architect was Erwin G Frederick.
According to information from THEATRE CATALOG 1948/49 the JP HARRIS Theatre was built on the site of the old Alvin Theatre.It opened in 1938 and the architects were John and Drew Eberson.
Sorry theatre opened 25 December 1937.
Theatre opened 1938 and the architects were John and Drew Eberson.
This theatre was designed by John and Drew Eberson and would have opened in the late 1940’s.
John Eberson remodelled this theatre around 1925.
The architects were John and Drew Eberson.
Doing some research on this theatre I discovered from the local newspaper,Northcote Leader,that this theatre opened as the Regent on 8 August 1925.It was operated by Associated Pictures and lists the designers as Millsom Brothers and the builders as S Millsom and Sons PTY LTD.I think Darebin Libraries are getting confused with another theatre which was located a block down the street which I think was called the Thornbury Theatre.
Architects were John and Drew Eberson.
Further investigation has discovered it opened on 5 August and was remodeled/modernised in 1998.It looks like most of the atmospheric decoration has gone.It now has 1852 seats.More info and photos at
Theatre opened August 1936 and was designed by Belgian architect Albert Bourdon.
Guys the information on this theatre comes from the website http://docsouth.unc.edu – then click on Going to the Show and then the name Erle Stillwell.
Sorry this theatre is already listed on cinema treasures under its current name,Don Gibson Theatre.