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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.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2009N_Bc216_BUI_2443
Title
Meteor Picture Theatre, The Square
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Bc 216
Date
circa 1937

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Place
Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
building,
buildings,
cinema,
movie theatre,
movies,
photographs,
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