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Movies at Manly

Treat yourself to a feast of cinematic classics when Movies of Manly screens a wondrous array of iconic movies spanning eight decades at St Matthews church. Ranging from the silent era, Charlie Chaplin Shorts, through to sound, including National VelvetDriving Miss Daisy and Westside Story, Movies of Manly offers entertainment for all ages, the children in particular will marvel at movies made more than a century ago to just the accompaniment of live music.

The festival is presented in conjunction with Northern Beaches Council over four consecutive Saturdays, July 23 and 30, August 06 and 13, offering three different sessions at 11.30 am, 2 pm and 4.30 pm. Tickets range from $15 to $25.


  • St Matthews 1 Darley Road, Manly
  • For further details call 0419 267318

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  • 11.30 – South (1919) with soundtrack and introduced by Terry Gatward from the Manly, Warringah and Pittwater Historical Society, founded in 1924.
  • 2 pm – Charlie Chaplin Shorts with live music (Mauro Colombis)
  • 4.30 pm – Swing Time (1936)  with soundtrack and introduced by Anne Stephenson and Jenny Brosnan, authors of See You At Randell’s, which celebrates the story of an iconic ballroom dancing studio on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

JULY 30 
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  • 11.30 am – The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939) with soundtrack
  • 2 pm – The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) with live music (Graeme Costin)
  • 4.30 pm – Elvis: That’s the Way It Is (1970) with soundtrack

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  • 11.30 am – Driving Miss Daisy (1989) with soundtrack
  • 2 pm – The Cameraman (1928) with live music (Mauro Colombis)
  • 4.30 pm – National Velvet (1945) with soundtrack

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  • 11.30 am – Rebecca (1940) at 11.30 am with soundtrack
  • 2 pm – That Night’s Wife (1930) with English and Japanese subtitles, live music (Riley Lee)
  • 4.30 pm – West Side Story (1961) with soundtrack and introduced by Jessica Van Loon, principal of the Van Loon Dance Academy.



13 Aug 2022

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 12 - 13 Aug 2022