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Movies at Manly

The Festival with assistance from Northern Beaches’ Council shall present in Manly a season of classic sound and silent films across a number of Saturdays in coming months at St. Matthew’s Church Manly.

Saturdays May 15 and 29; June 12 and 26; and July 3 and 10.

18 sessions of classic cinema, 1917 through to the 1970s, from Australia, US, Britain, Japan and Italy.

This Movies at Manly season will present 5 silent film sessions enhanced by the accompaniment of such superb musicians as Riley Lee, Mauro Colombis and Graeme Costin.

The season showcases the silver screen talents of figures such as Fred Astaire and Vincente Minnelli; Buster Keaton; Charles and Elsa Chauvel; Lon Chaney; Ozu; Michael Powell; Chaplin; Arbuckle; Peter Sellers; the Beatles; Louis Armstrong; Mickey Mouse; Frank Hurley; Ernest Lubitsch; and many more.

In 1896 the first film shot, produced and screened in Australia was Marius Sestier’s “Passengers alighting from the paddle steamer ferry Brighton at Manly Wharf.”
“It’s fun to find films, to restore them, but it’s much, much more fun to restore the audience.” Serge Bromberg

This Movies at Manly season will present 5 silent film sessions enhanced by the accompaniment of such superb musicians as Riley Lee, Mauro Colombis and Graeme Costin. 18 sessions of classic cinema, 1917 through to the 1970s, from Australia, US, Britain, Japan and India. The season showcases the silver screen talents of figures such as Fred Astaire and Vincente Minnelli; Buster Keaton; Charles and Elsa Chauvel; Lon Chaney; Ozu; Michael Powell; Chaplin; Arbuckle; the Beatles; Louis Armstrong; Mickey Mouse; Frank Hurley; Ernest Lubitsch; and many more.

 

May 15

12 pm They’re a Weird Mob (1966) with soundtrack, $20/ $17.

3 pm The Phantom of the Opera (1925) with live music, $25/ $20, Graeme Costin.

6 pm Jazz on a Summer’s Day (1959) with soundtrack, $20/$17.

Link to buy tickets for May 15 session https://www.trybooking.com/BQLHP

May 29

12 pm Storm Boy (1976) with soundtrack, $20/$17.

3 pm I was Born, But.. (1932) with live music, $25/$20, Riley Lee.

6 pm A Hard Day’s Night (1964) with soundtrack, $20/ $17.

Link to buy tickets for May 29 session

https://www.trybooking.com/BQLID

June 12

12 pm I’m All Right Jack (1959) with soundtrack, $20/$17.

3 pm The General (1926) with live music, $25/ $20, Mauro Colombis.

6 pm To Be or Not To Be (1944) with soundtrack, $20/$17.

Link to buy tickets for June 12 session

https://www.trybooking.com/BQLIL

June 26

12 pm King of Jazz (1930) with soundtrack, $20/$17.

3 pm Silent Comedy Shorts with live music, $25/$20, Graeme Costin.

6 pm The Band Wagon (1953) with soundtrack, $20/$17.

Link to buy tickets for June 26 session

https://www.trybooking.com/BQLIV

July 3

12 pm Jedda (1955) with soundtrack, $20/$17.

3 pm 7th Heaven (1927) with live music $25/$20, Mauro Colombis.

6 pm Shiraz (1928) with soundtrack, $20/$17.

Link to buy tickets for July 3 session

https://www.trybooking.com/BQLJC

July 10

12 pm Swing Time (1936) with soundtrack, $20/$17.

3 pm South (1919) with soundtrack, $20/$17.

6 pm Fantasia (1940) with soundtrack, $20/$17.

Link to buy tickets for July 10 session

https://www.trybooking.com/BQLJR

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Date
15th May 2021 7:00am — 10th July 2021 5:00pm
Address
1 Darley Rd, Manly NSW 2095, Australia
Telephone
0419 267 318
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