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Afternoon Delight Film Series: The Front Page

Afternoon Delight Film Series: The Front Page

, 2:00PM-4:00PM
Theatre, Lower Ground 1


No bookings required


Celebrate the hectic glory of print journalism through the genre of the newspaper film. Enjoy your favourite stars through the inky haze of cigarette smoke, the clatter of typewriters and the rattle of whisky bottles. Gather in bookplate afterwards for a $6.50 Devonshire tea. Special offer for the Afternoon Delight series only.

The Front Page (1974, 105 min, M)
A newspaper editor tries to prevent his top reporter from retiring, while an escaped death-row convict tries to convey his innocence. Stars Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau and Susan Sarandon. Directed by Billy Wilder.

Thursday 18 July, 2 pm
Theatre, Free
No bookings required
Seating on first-come basis