Charlie Chaplin’s 100 Years In The Movies

By December 2, 2013 Events

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

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. Three glorious sessions of restored and rarely seen Charlie classics with soundtracks shall take place on successive Sundays at 2pm in the Metcalfe Auditorium at the State Library

5th January 2014 – Shoulder Arms and The Pilgrim

12th January 2014 – The Kid and A Dog’s Life

19th January 2014 – The Gold Rush

Ticket prices 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.

Purchases can be made through the website home page.More Charlie anniversary sessions are being planned for 2014. Digital presentations of restored silent films.