Collection 228 - Warran Bros. Empire Theatre, Ganmain

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RW 228


Warran Bros. Empire Theatre, Ganmain


  • 1950-1966 (Creation)

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18 boxes, 12 posters.

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(1950 - 1965)

Biographical history

The Empire Theatre was built in 1925 by Arthur Maslin. Maslin sold the theatre to Leo Smith in 1928. After changing hands several times, the Warran brothers purchasd the theatre in 1950 and operated it until 1965.

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Correspondence files, accounts and receipts, balance sheets, cash books, purchases journal, exhibitor's diaries, publicity posters, press releases and film posters.


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OPEN to public access.

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