Cinema and TV

The Cinema and TV museum includes history of cinema, drive in theatre  and TV in Western Australia.

The information is posted on the website by AMMPT Western Region (now known as Pictures In Motion. Museum of Film and Television) and is posted by date and the newest information is posted at the top of the categories.

ABC’s heritage listed Basil Kirke Studio

Cinema History

A history of film and cinema in Western Australia.

TV History

A history of television in Western Australia.

Theatre Organs

One of life’s great disappointments is that most of us were too young to truly appreciate the regular experience of attending those magnificent picture palaces of years gone by when their mighty Wurlitzer organs thundered our stirring tunes which reverberated around the auditorium pre-show and at interval.

This is an initiative of the Western Region branch of the Australian Museum of Motion Picture & Television (Inc). AUSTV publishes many histories and stories of personalities in the TV industry that are presented here.


Interesting reads that are no longer current.


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