Wallis Cinemas

Wallis Cinemas
Business Name: Wallis Cinemas
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Long Business Description:

Wallis Cinemas is a proud South Australian, family owned and operated Company consisting of cinema complexes in the suburbs, South Australia’s only Drive-In and a Function Centre/Tavern in the Adelaide Hills.
Established in 1953 by Hugh Wallis, the Blueline Drive-In was an instant hit.  Many Drive-Ins were then developed over the next decade throughout the metropolitan area and then later in country areas.
Currently we have Cinemas at Mitcham –Mt Barker – Noarlunga – Piccadilly North Adelaide  and Mildura.
Wallis offer a range of services from going to the movies, corporate nights, fundraising nights, gifts for employees and customer’s.
More than 280 staff members are employed across the Company.
Interesting Facts :
•             Hughie Wallis opened Adelaide’s first Drive in the Blue Line, also Australia’s second Drive In.
•             Developed the first multi-screen complex in Australia at Glenelg
•             First Cinema complex with licensed bar – Glenelg
•             First Cinema chain to introduce Dolby Sound.
•             Wallis Cinemas was originally “Wallis Refrigeration” who made domestic fridges
•             Prior to the Blueline opening in 1953, Hugh and Bob used to show films in community halls across the state.
•             Wallis Cinemas operates a service Booking and Buying film for 90 independent screens across the country – from Katherine to Davenport!!
•             One employee has been with the company for over 60 years, and most of the management team have clocked up over 30 years each.
•             Wallis Cinemas was the first fully digitalised circuit in Australia
•             Wallis city location ran “Never Ending Story” for over 3 years!!
•             Wallis Cinemas held the world premieres for Breaker Morant and Robbery Under Arms.
•             Wallis Cinemas has a strong community focus and supports local charities with donations and access to film nights.  Enabling charities to raise much needed funds
For further information email: marketing@wallis.com.au

Business Website Address: Wallis Cinemas
Business Address: Level 1, Mitcham Shopping Centre,
119 Belair Road, Torrens Park SA
ZIP Code: 5062

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