File FTPF33 - Olympia Theatre (Ipswich) Theatre Program File

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FTPF33

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Olympia Theatre (Ipswich) Theatre Program File

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1 folder ; 30 cm.

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Name of creator

(1910-1927)

Administrative history

Known as Bossie Martoo's Olympia, Bacelie (Bossie) Martoo ran the Olympia Theatre in Gordon Street from 1910 until 1927. He had a drapery business in Brisbane Street and a sports ground in Limestone and Gordon Streets that became the Olympia Theatre in 1910. The South Street entrance was to the open-air theatre, and the other entrance on Limestone Street was for the covered theatre. The theatre had its own orchestra known as the Olympia Symphony Orchestra which accompanied the silent movies. After Bossie's death in 1927 the Olympia was leased and renamed the Tivoli, but it burnt down in 1928.

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(1879-1927)

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Archival history

From the Fryer Library Theatre Programs.

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Scope and content

This series contains material such as theatre programs, concert notes, invitations and ephemeral items relating to Australian theatres. Olympia Theatre 1910-1927, The Tivoli 1928.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Fryer Library collection includes several issues of "Screen Shadows"... "the official organ of Matroo's Olympia-Carroll's Continentals Theatre, Ipswich", from 1921 - 1922.

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Migrated

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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