Warrina Cineplex
Townesville, Queenland, Australia

The Warrina Cineplex is a privately owned and run cinema by Barry and Joyce Hendy and their son Michael (and other familiy members).  The cinema was opened in 1973 as a single screen, a second was added in 1985, screens three and four were added in 1990.  Christie P-35s were installed in all projection rooms.  Digital sound is in all auditoriums featuring Dolby digital, DTS and SDDS.  Cinema three is the only one with the complete 8 channel SDDS speaker setup.

Exterior of the Warrina Cineplex.

Foyer/candy bar without patrons.

Foyer/candy bar with patrons.

Auditorium 1, 290 seats.

Auditorium 2, 130 seats.

Auditorium 3, 237 seats.

Auditorium 4, 144 seats.

Christie P-35s used in all booths.

Another view of the Christie projector.

Close up on film path.

Automation on all projectors.

Looking from booth, 2, 3 & 4 are at the rear of the photo.
Michael (the projectionist) is seen working hard on the phone.

The old projector storage room.

Christie platters with all projectors.

Special thanks to Bert Clements for the pics