PRIVATELY OWNED INDEPENDENTS

Privately owned.

Bowen Theatre (Queens Beach) Owners Ben and Phyl deLuca.

Bowen Theatre (Queens Beach) Owners Ben and Phyl deLuca.

 

 

Just out of school and into his own cinema.

Kevin F. Baglow at Yeppoon, Queensland. Just out of school and into his own cinema.

 

Roseville Cinema, Sydney converted from a single screen to a three screen cinema.

Roseville Cinema, Sydney converted from a single screen to a three screen cinema.

Kevin greets a potential full house in 1983

Kevin Baglow  sells tickets for a potential full house in 1983

Coffs Harbour three screen cinema was closed when sold. Remains empty today.

Coffs Harbour three screen cinema.

MOVIE POSTERS 1930s – 60s

Probably 1930s or 40s

1930s or 1940s

Part of Garry Ohl's former collection.
Part of Garry Ohl’s former collection at Ayr, Queensland.

Part of the Ken Maclaughlan collection.
Part of the Ken McLaughlin collection, a famous Australian film

Interesting art work for this film.
Interesting art work for this Italian  film.

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Filmed in half-frame 35mm (Techniscope) and blown-up and squeezed to full frame Cinemascope. 1971. Poster picture by Ron Taylor who also was one of the three underwater cameramen.

Filmed in half-frame 35mm (Techniscope)  and blown-up and squeezed to full frame Cinemascope. 1971. Poster picture by Ron Taylor who also was one of the three underwater cameramen.

Ron Taylor did the underwater scenes off South Australia

Ron Taylor did the underwater scenes off South Australia.

Best Picture of the Year about 1956

Best Picture of the Year about 1956posters

Not a movie poster - although in the same genre.  (A dead shark reconstruction, Australia 1965).

Not a movie poster – although in the same genre. (A dead shark reconstruction, Australia 1965).

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“NORTHERN SAFARI” – SHOWMEN

 

 

Press advertisement

Press advertisement

Stars of the film. 'Tiger' the fox terrier may have been the real favourite.

Stars of the film. ‘Tiger’ the fox terrier may have been the real favourite.

Western Queensland 1978

Western Queensland 1978

At Mt.Gambier, John Harding loading his equipment after a show at the town hall 1980

At Mt.Gambier, loading his equipment after a show at the town hall November 1980

Bolex H16 with 55mm Nikon macro lens

Bolex H16 with 55mm Nikon macro lens with F-C adapter.

Barry Holmes in South Australia after completing three years in South Africa and later the state of Victoria (his 'territories' plus South Australia).

Barry Holmes in South Australia after completing three years in South Africa and later the state of Victoria (his ‘territories’ plus South Australia).

Tom Stokes screened Northern Safari in the United Kingdom for three years before returning to his home in Perth, Western Australia.  A champion rifle shot  Tom was in the same gun club as Keith F. Adams.

Tom Stokes screened Northern Safari in the United Kingdom for three years before returning to his home in Perth, Western Australia. A champion rifle shot Tom was in the same gun club as Keith F. Adams.

John (joined the group in 1981) Keith and Tom Stokes in Sydney.

John , Keith and Tom Stokes in Sydney.

Barry Homes projecting North Safari at Wollongong Town Hall.  Projector gate was modified to present a wide screen image.

Barry Homes projecting North Safari at Wollongong Town Hall. Projector gate was modified to present a wide screen image.

 

Keith Adams at The Canberra Theatre Playhouse 1981

Keith Adams at The Canberra Theatre Playhouse 1981

John Harding at Huskisson Theatre with Northern Safari

John Harding at Huskisson Theatre with Northern Safari

Genius of film making and 16mm independent distribution, Keith F Adams.

Genius of film making and 16mm independent distribution, Keith F Adams.

Town Hall

 

Failed recognition (again)

Failed recognition (again)

 

The Canberra Theatre 1981

The Canberra  Playhouse and Keith F Adams in person outside.

Mike Walsh had a popular midday show on the Nine network.

Mike Walsh had a popular midday show on the Nine network. (3 picture stitched collage).

INSIDE ‘THE BOX’ (CELLULOID ERA)

Queensland multiplex

Queensland multiplex

ABOVE: silent video (40 seconds)

XENON ARC LAMPS

Birch, Carroll & Coyle (Rockhampton Twin) 1986 - with JHH's 16mm projector alongside, and running.

Birch, Carroll & Coyle (Rockhampton Twin) 1986 – with JHH’s 16mm projector alongside, and running.

 

Better picture (sharper focus). JHH's Eiki xenon ready to roll.

Better picture (sharper focus). JHH’s Eiki xenon ready to roll.

 

Complete 90 minute movie spliced together onto a custom-made spool. (Pre-platter).

Complete 90 minute 35mm movie print spliced together onto a custom-made spool. (Pre-platter).

Birch, Carroll & Coyle (Rockhampton Twin) 1986

Birch, Carroll & Coyle cinema  (Rockhampton Twin) 1986 – since closed and reopened as a multiplex at North Rockhampton, QLD.

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CINEMAS AUSTRALIA

Front of house advertising,

Front of house advertising, by an independent cinema, Yeppoon, Qld.

 

Billboard, Queensland Gold Coast

Billboard, Queensland Gold Coast

Kevin F Baglow, projectionist-theatre owner Yeppoon, Queensland.

Kevin F Baglow, projectionist-theatre owner Yeppoon, Queensland.

Kevin was the youngest theatre owner in Australia in 1976.  He purchased the original  Roxy and built a new theatre virtually next door.

Kevin Baglow was the youngest theatre owner in Australia in 1976. He purchased the original Roxy and built a new theatre virtually next door. The cat was wild except when in the cinema for food.

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