Photographic print, black & white, exterior of Regent Theatre, Commercial Photographic Company, Melbourne, Victoria, 1929?
Exterior of the Regent Theatre, Collins Street, Melbourne. The light bulb signs on the awning above the entrance read 'STAGE', 'THE TRAIL OF 98 AND', TALKIES' and 'PLAZA TALKIES'. 'The Trail of 98' was a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer silent film about the Klondike Gold Rush released in the USA in March 1928. An awning on the building to the right of the theatre reads 'CEDRIC H BALLANTYNE / AND ASSOCIATES / ARCHITECTS / C.S.STEELE M.I.C.E. / CONSULTING ENGINEER'.
Embossed on front lower right "COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHIC / COY. MELB.". Stamp on reverse lower right "COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHIC COY. / 224-228 LITTLE COLLINS ST. MELB. C.I. / When ordering further prints please / quote No / CENTRAL 7339".