Author Archive for: ‘Denis Cryle and Grace Johansen’

Maintaining a Tradition of Mixed Entertainments: Birch, Carroll and Coyle’s regional Queensland Wintergarden Theatres

Birch, Carroll and Coyle established Wintergarden Theatres at Ipswich, Bundaberg, Maryborough, Rockhampton and Townsville, during the second half of the 1920s. Research undertaken by the authors confirms their significant role in the entertainment industry extending to regional Queensland. Historically it also shows that since the advent of blockbuster movies and television, the presentation of movies to the public has turned …

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