Classic Hollywood Series

Classic Hollywood Series

Classic Hollywood Series

Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, it’s time to walk into ours.

To celebrate The Ritz Cinema’s 80th anniversary in 2017, throughout the year we will be embarking on a journey back to the golden age of Hollywood and the golden age of The Ritz Cinema.

In this series of screenings, we have carefully curated a program of some of our most beloved films which this year will be celebrating milestones and brand new digital restorations which are an absolute must to experience on the big screen. These classics will be showing every few weeks on a Sunday afternoon and Wednesday morning, and will transport you back to the days of Hollywood Glitz and Glamour of the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s.

This is our Classic Hollywood series.

Now, play it, Sam.

DETAILS
Screening every few weeks on Sunday at 2.30pm and Wednesday at 10.30am - check below for dates.
Regular Tickets: $10
Member Tickets: $8

CASABLANCA - Sunday April 2 & Wednesday April 5

GONE WITH THE WIND - Sunday April 23 & Wednesday April 26

BONNIE AND CLYDE - Sunday May 14 & Wednesday May 31

AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER - Sunday May 28 & Wednesday May 31

SINGING IN THE RAIN - Sunday July 2 & Wednesday July 5

THE GRADUATE - Sunday July 23 & Wednesday July 26

ALL ABOUT EVE - Sunday August 6 & Wednesday August 9

SOME LIKE IT HOT - Sunday August 27 & Wednesday August 30

NORTH BY NORTHWEST - Sunday September 17 & Wednesday August 20

 

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Session Times

Casablanca

  • Cast
  • Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman
  • Director
  • Michael Curtiz
  • Synopsis
  • Colorful characters abound in Casablanca, a waiting room for Europeans trying to escape Hitler's war-torn Europe. Bogart plays Richard 'Rick' Blaine, a cynical but good-hearted American whose café is the gathering place for everyone from the French Police to the black market to the Nazis. When his long-lost love surfaces with her Resistance leader husband, Rick is pulled into both a love triangle and a web of political intrigue.
    The mesmerizing musical score, well-structured plot, flawless acting and unforgettable dialogue makes this one of the best films of all time.
  • Classification
  • PG, 102 mins
  • Genre
  • Romance
  • Running Time
  • 102 minutes

Gone with the Wind

  • Cast
  • Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard, Olivia de Havilland
  • Director
  • Victor Fleming
  • Synopsis
  • An American classic in which a manipulative woman and a roguish man carry on a turbulent love affair in the American south during the Civil War and Reconstruction.
  • Classification
  • PG, 220 mins
  • Consumer Advice
  • Parental guidance recommended
  • Genre
  • Drama, Romance
  • Running Time
  • 220 minutes

Bonnie and Clyde

  • Cast
  • Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard
  • Director
  • Arthur Penn
  • Synopsis
  • Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, robbing cars and banks.
  • Classification
  • M, 105 mins
  • Genre
  • Action, Biography, Crime
  • Running Time
  • 105 minutes

An Affair to Remember

  • Cast
  • Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning
  • Director
  • Leo McCarey
  • Synopsis
  • Nicky Ferrante is an international, European playboy setting forth on a cruise ship headed for New York to meet his wealthy fiancée. Terry McKay, a former night-club singer, is sailing to New York to be with her long-time boyfriend, who flew on ahead to close a business deal. Nicky and Terry meet on the long cruise, and romance, replete with complications, ensues.
  • Classification
  • G, 115 mins
  • Genre
  • Drama, Romance
  • Running Time
  • 115 minutes

Singin' in the Rain

  • Cast
  • Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen
  • Director
  • Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly
  • Synopsis
  • Set in 1927, Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) and Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen) are one of America's most beloved on-screen romances. However, Lina doesn't realize their romance is simply on-screen. Things are further complicated when their latest movie becomes a musical and while Don has a pitch-perfect singing voice, Lina does not.

    A struggling young ingenue (Debbie Reynolds) is chosen to dub Lina's voice, and Don soon develops feelings for the gifted singer.
  • Classification
  • G, 103 mins
  • Genre
  • Comedy, Musical, Romance
  • Running Time
  • 103 minutes

North by Northwest

  • Cast
  • Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason
  • Director
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Synopsis
  • A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.
  • Classification
  • G, 136 mins
  • Genre
  • Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
  • Running Time
  • 136 minutes

 

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