Charlie Chaplin’s 100 Years In The Movies – Australia’s Silent Film Festival

By December 10, 2013 Events

State Library NSW and Australia’s Silent Film Festival salute Charlie Chaplin’s start in film 100 years ago: 1914 to 2014.

Charlie’s genius captivated and enchanted audiences around the world within a very short period of time. That relationship has never ended. The whole world claims Charlie as its own: the qualities in his roles as director, actor and composer are timeless and universal. Seven glorious sessions of restored and rarely seen Charlie classics shall take place on Sundays at 2pm in the Metcalfe Auditorium at the State Library across January, February and March 2014

January 5, 12 and 19:  Shoulder Arms and The Pilgrim; The Kid and A Dog’s Life; The Gold Rush

February 2 with live music from Paul Paviour OAM 4 comedy shorts.

Pre-session talk from Graham Shirley from the National Film and Sound Archive.

Ticket prices to the January and March sessions with soundtracks are $20 Full/$15 Friend of the Library and Concession.  A discounted Festival Gold Pass is available for the three January sessions: $55 Full/$40 Friend and Concession. A Pass is also available for the three March sessions.

Ticket prices for the February session with live music are $25 Full/$20 Friend of the Library and Concession.

Purchases can be made through the website home page. Digital presentations of restored silent films.

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