The Talkies Introduced To Tumut
25 November 1930 The Tumut and Adelong Times
The talkies to be permanently introduced to Tumut audiences Montreal theatre enterprise
In keeping with the advance of the times, the lessees of the Montreal Theatre, Tumut have decided to introduce 'The Talkies,' and the first screening of a continuous series of a permanent installation takes place tomorrow and Thursday nights (race nights).
Everywhere, where there is a population sufficiently large, to warrant the heavy expense of installing 'The Talkies,' the establishment of a permanent service has followed, much to the delight of picture-show patrons, and the financial satisfaction of the proprietors.
It is fervently believed by the lessees of the Montreal that the public of Tumut and district will appreciate their launching out on this new venture to the extent of according their generous support, and thereby make secure for the future this high-class means of popular entertainment.
On the grand opening night (to-morrow) a rather unique programme is to be presented, including the portrayal by the. “Queen of the Talkies,” Norma Shearer, of the leading role in “The Last of Mrs. Cheney,” supported by Nancy Carrol in the musical extravaganza “Honey,” 'with an extra array of 'shorts.''