In an age of whizz bang graphics and fancy camera techniques, it’s a real treat to be able to watch a silent film with speech titles such as: “Where Mary was concerned Sammy, the hired hand, had the soul and ardour of a fifth century poet” ??WTF!? and all with live piano accompaniment.
On Wednesday 20 August, 7pm The Bush Cinderella is screening, a presentation by the Friends of the Film Archive, to celebrate the 80th anniversary of this Rudall Hayward film.
Starring Miss New Zealand Dale Austin, “who combines Hollywood experience and technique with a faultless photogenic face.” – The Sun, 1928.
No New Zealander Should Miss It! A Triumph of Dominion Enterprise, Filled with the Familiar Sentiments, the Typical Humour, and the Glorious Scenery of Godâ€™s Own Country.
Tickets $8 / $ 6