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98/125/1-1/1 Speakers (12), part of collection, metal / paint, maker unknown, used at the Twilight Drive-in, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1985. Click to enlarge.

12 Speakers used at Drive-in Theatres

Made
This collection of 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 …

Summary

Object No.

98/125/1-1/1

Object Statement

Speakers (12), part of collection, metal / paint, maker unknown, used at the Twilight Drive-in, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1985

Physical Description

Speakers (12), from Drive-In Theatres, metal/paint, maker unknown, Australia, 1970-1985.
-1 Silver
-2 Silver
-3 Silver
-4 Silver
-5 White
-6 Silver
-7 Silver
-8 Blue
-9 Blue
-10 Silver
-11 Blue
-12 Silver

Production

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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.

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12 Speakers used at Drive-in Theatres 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 28 September 2021, <https://ma.as/160821>

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