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98/125/1-1 Collection of Drive-in speakers (12) pole caps (6) and poles (6), metal / paint, used at the Twilight Drive-in, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1998. Click to enlarge.

Six complete and six incomplete Drive-in speakers used at the Twilight Drive-in, Shepparton, Victoria

Made
These six speakers are from Australian drive-ins. Australia's first drive-in was the Skyline which opened in the Melbourne suburb of Burwood on 18 February 1954 showing the musical comedy 'On the Riviera' staring Danny Kaye. On the first night there was traffic chaos as 2,000 cars competed for the 600 spaces. After paying at the entrance you'd droveive into the parking area and pulled up next to one of the many posts in rows all over the site. This post housed a pair of speakers with volume …

Summary

Object No.

98/125/1-1

Object Statement

Collection of Drive-in speakers (12) pole caps (6) and poles (6), metal / paint, used at the Twilight Drive-in, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1998

Physical Description

Drive-in speakers (6) complete, metal/paint, maker unknown, Australia, 1970-1985.

-1 Speakers (12)
-2 Caps (6)
-X Poles (6)

Production

Made

History

Notes

The amplifiers were used at the Twilight Drive-in, Shepparton. The illuminated sign was used at the former Hoyts drive-in at Coburg, Melbourne.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Six complete and six incomplete Drive-in speakers used at the Twilight Drive-in, Shepparton, Victoria 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 3 December 2021, <https://ma.as/160820>

Wikipedia

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