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LORNE CINEMA

Location

76-80 MOUNTJOY PARADE LORNE, SURF COAST SHIRE

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H2230

Heritage Overlay Number

HO61

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

1. All of the building marked B1 on Diagram 2230 held by the Executive Director. 2. All of the land marked L1 on Diagram 2230 held by the Executive Director being all of the ... more

Statement of Significance

The Lorne Cinema was constructed in 1937 and opened the same year in a central and prominent location in the popular seaside resort. It has operated continuously as a cinema since that time. It was opened by the Lorne Picture Theatre Company, which was established as early as 1915 by Lorne residents, including photographer Albert Jarratt. The first picture theatre was subsequently built on the Lorne foreshore in 1916, and its popularity resulted in the ... more

Year Construction Ended 1937
Architectural Style Interwar Period (c.1919-c.1940) Moderne
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place; Heritage object/s
Municipality SURF COAST SHIRE

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