Kōrero: Culture and recreation in the city

Friday night movies

Friday night movies

Movie-goers take a break for refreshments and a smoke during a Friday night showing at the Savoy Cinema in Cathedral Square, Christchurch, in 1954. From the 1920s until the 1960s many people came to the central city on Friday and Saturday nights to go to the movies.

Courtesy of Trevor King collection

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Wayne Brittenden, The celluloid circus: the heyday of the New Zealand picture theatre, 1925-1970, Auckland: Godwit, 2008, p. 27.

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Jock Phillips, 'Culture and recreation in the city - City culture, 1900–1965', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25686/friday-night-movies (accessed 12 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010