Friends of the National Library and Reel McCoy Film Society Screening

Friends of the National Library and Reel McCoy Film Society Screening

 When
3 September 2014, 6pm-9pm
 Where
Theatre, Lower Ground 1

Free for members of the Friends of the NLA and members of the Reel McCoy Film Society

No bookings required

SMITHY (Australia 1946) 114 min. DVD

Director Ken G. Hall Cast Ron Randell, Muriel Steinbeck, John Tate, Joy Nichols

A JOINT SCREENING WITH THE FRIENDS OF THE NFSA

Introduced by Ray Edmondson, President

Smithy is a landmark Australian film biography of the legendary aviator Charles Kingsford Smith. The Australian film studio Cinesound and director Ken G. Hall had a history of producing popular, successful feature films and this is no exception. Modelled on the style of the sumptuous Hollywood biopic, Smithy follows the young aviator in his quest for perfection, culminating in his famous trans-Pacific flight.

No bookings required.