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dc.contributor.author Gonzales, Carlos A
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-19T22:49:31Z
dc.date.accessioned 2022-10-31T22:53:00Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-19T22:49:31Z
dc.date.available 2022-10-31T22:53:00Z
dc.date.copyright 1987
dc.date.issued 1987
dc.identifier.uri https://ir.wgtn.ac.nz/handle/123456789/27257
dc.description.abstract It could be argued that most of the picture theatres built in Wellington are significant in some way. They may be significant because of the films exhibited, the style in which they were built, the entrepreneurs who envisaged them, the architects who designed them, the uses they had before becoming theatres, the sentimental value they may have, and so on. In a report of a length of 10,000 words, some form of selection must be made; to a degree arbitrary. I decided to bring the number of picture theatres included in this paper down to a manageable size; hence I excluded all theatres outside Wellington Central(i.e. "downtown"). The theatres have been classified into three categories, (i) converted picture theatres, i.e. buildings used for other purposes but not including 'legitimate' theatres; (ii) converted 'legitimate' theatres, i.e. theatres used for live shows before being adapted for movies; and (iii) purpose-built picture theatres. Out of these I have concentrated my research on theatres of the (iii) kind. en_NZ
dc.format pdf en_NZ
dc.language en_NZ
dc.language.iso en_NZ
dc.publisher Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington en_NZ
dc.title Wellington's picture theatres en_NZ
dc.type Text en_NZ
vuwschema.type.vuw Awarded Research Masters Thesis en_NZ
thesis.degree.discipline Architecture en_NZ
thesis.degree.grantor Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington en_NZ
thesis.degree.level Masters en_NZ


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