Classic Film Night: The Night of the Hunter (1955)

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Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts

Henry Carmichael Theatre

Level 1, 280 Pitt Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

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Join us to watch this classic thriller in 16mm film, with an introduction by SMSA member, Peter Rainey.

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The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Directed by Charles Laughton

Crime, Thriller, Film-Noir | English | 92 mins | M

Starring Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, Billy Chapin and Sally Jane Bruce.

A religious fanatic and serial killer marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their father hid the $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.

FREE EVENT - All welcome, registration essential

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This event will be held in person at the Henry Carmichael Theatre (formerly known as the Mitchell Theatre) at Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, Level 1, 280 Pitt Street Sydney.

Registration to attend this event is essential due to limited capacity (COVID-19 safety).

Should NSW Health rules change in relation to reduced venue capacity, we reserve the right to cancel your registration and will contact you if this is the case.

We are a COVID Safe organisation. In line with NSW Health orders, visitors to our Theatre will be required to register their details with the Service NSW COVID Safe QR code. Mask wearing is encouraged. Please be mindful of social distancing guidelines.

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Learn more about us and see our upcoming events: smsa.org.au

Image credits Paul Gregory Productions and United Artists Corp, The Night of the Hunter 1955

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Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts

Henry Carmichael Theatre

Level 1, 280 Pitt Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

Australia

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Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts (SMSA)

Since 1833, the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts has served Sydney's community, connecting its members with literature, science and the arts. It is the oldest operating School of Arts in Australia, constituted under its own Act of Parliament. Today, the School continues to operate the longest-running lending library in Australia and runs a robust public program of talks, seminars and screenings. It is the home of the Tom Keneally Centre and offers affordable venue hire in the Sydney CBD.

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