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The Meteor movie theatre was built by Maurice Millar of Millar and Giorgi, a menswear store. It was opened in the era of the 'talkies', in September 1937, on the eastern side of The Square. It had a capacity of 940 and was considered one of the most up to date in the country. the Meteor was closed in 1963.

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2009N_Bc216_BUI_2443
Title
Meteor Picture Theatre, The Square
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Bc 216
Held In
Coolstore

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Place
Palmerston North
Date
circa 1937

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Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services

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