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Badge - Liberty Theatre Cinema Club

From the Collection of Warrnambool and District Historical Society Inc. 2 Gilles Street (south of Merri St) Warrnambool Victoria

Description
This is a round metal badge with blue and red lettering and two stars on a cream-coloured background. There is a meal clip at the back of the badge. The badge is much rusted and stained.
Size
Diameter: 2 cm.
Object Registration
002638
Keywords
liberty theatre
Historical information
This badge was one issued to members of a club associated with the Liberty Theatre Cinema in Warrnambool. It probably dates from the 1950s. The Liberty Theatre was in Lava Street (now a Coles Store) and was opened in 1939. It was a single storey building accommodating 722 people. It closed in 1956.
When Made
c. 1950
Significance
This badge is of interest as a souvenir of the Liberty Theatre, a cinema that was operating in Warrnambool in the mid 20th century.
Inscriptions & Markings
Liberty Theatre Cinema Club Member
Last updated
12 Feb 2020 at 1:34PM