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The Wrecks February 13, 2007

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You can kiss the Daylesford International Film Festival goodbye as the bulldozers take to the Rex – soon to be converted into an arcade with bowling alley and car park.




The stage has completely vanished, as have all the chairs and the floor.




1. Erik Stipic - May 13, 2007

What a tragedy! Now daylesford has lost all of its character!

It was a place of wonderful memories as a child 52 years ago-rolling jaffas down the floor!

Like the loss of the railway-daylesford can only go downhill now.

How sad

David Dickens - June 20, 2012

Is this the Eric Stipic who wentto Daylesford Technical High School during the years 1968 – 1973?

Erik - March 19, 2013

Yes it is…….we were friends at school….u lived near the lake…

2. John - July 22, 2007

Here here I agree totaly

3. Why Daylesford is going to the dogs 2 « Daylesford World - November 8, 2007

[…] months ago !!!!!! this self same rear angle shot of the Rex showed virtually no difference. (See The Wrecks.) Have the geniuses who ruined one of the great regional cinemas run out of cash? […]

4. amelia - August 22, 2008

I always had grand plans in my mind of restoring the beautiful old stage and those Juliet windows, and the balcony, and showing theatre, music and films because there seems to be a distinct lack of venues in the area. Was always one of those ‘one day…’ dreams but unfortunately the Big Boys got in first… A bowling alley, awesome. Just what we need. 😦

I used to think surely anything would be better than a scrappy two dollar shop but now I start to wonder….

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