Resources & Links

This Resources Guide is provided as a service to users seeking further information on a particular aspect of cinema or theatre.

Please contact us if you have any cinema and theatre information that you think should be added to this guide, or any suggestions or corrections.

CATHS POLICY: Links are provided to non-commercial organisations only; the exception being to operational cinemas that have a history or photographic content thought relevant to research.

Sites which 'capture' your browser or which contain annoying pop-ups or advertising will be deleted.

Disclaimer:   We endeavour to confirm all links on a regular basis, However, over time some links become inactive or become occupied by other users -

should you find a dead or inappropriate link, please let us know. We appreciate your feedback. Contact CATHS at: Secretary

On-Line Groups & Blogs

Erica Simpson’s History of SA Theatres

Cinemas and Theatres of Australia Group on Facebook

Cinema Tourista

Other Organisations

Australian Cinematographers' Society

Society of Australian Cinema Pioneers
Royal Australian Historical Society
Royal Historical Society of Victoria
Society Art Deco Victoria

Museums and Archives

Australian Centre for the Moving Image
Australian Museum of Motion Picture Technology Inc.

National Archives of Australia
National Library of Australia
Powerhouse Museum

Public Records Office Victoria
National Film & Sound Archive

State Library N.S.W.

State Library of Victoria
University of Melbourne Archives



Overseas Sites
International Moving Image Society
Cinema Theatre Association
League of Historic American Theatres

Media History Library (USA)
Projected Pictures Trust UK  

Scottish Cinemas and Theatres Project

Theatre Historical Society of America  


Drive-Ins Down Under - A tribute to Australian drive-in theatres

                       Links to Useful and Interesting Sites                          Updated 1 May 2024


Dress Circle Magazine - Australia Email:
Reel Deals - Magazine for Aussie Film Collectors

Research - Film - Production

Internet Movie Data Base IMDb
University of California Film & Television Archive

Research - Film - Technical

American Widescreen Museum
One Hundred Years of Film Sizes

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