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2022 Festival.

October 21, 22, 23, 2022

Program for the Twenty-Ninth Annual Vintage Film Festival

Advance Program Information

Tickets will be available in summer 2022 - see the Ticket page. The best value by far is the Festival pass which gives you:

  • The 13 program movies
  • The very popular "Brown bag Lunch" - the speaker for 2022 has now been announced

Note that registration at the door is required. Singles will be available at the door (and online) at $10.00 for each movie.

Below is a list of the films to be shown. Click the Title of any film to go to a page with additional information.  For each film, you will go to a page of information including photos, a review and a trailer.

CAPITOL THEATRE · PORT HOPE
Theme - Breakout Roles

Note program is subject to change - Covid precautions will be as required and if required.

Friday 21 October 2022

Time Films Stars and Director Run time Sponsors
03:00 pm Registration      
04:00 pm East of Eden (1955) Dean, Massey, Van Fleet - Dir: Kazan 118m Alma & John Draper
06:00 pm Break      
07:30 pm Welcome/Announcements      
07:35 pm The Awful Truth (1937) Dunne, Grant, Bellamy - Dir: McCarey 90m Harriet & Greg Binkley
09:05 pm Break      
09:25 pm Frankenstein (1931) Karloff, Clarke, Clive - Dir: Whale 70m  

Program finishes at approximately 10:35 pm

Saturday 22 October 2022

Time Films Stars and Director Run time Sponsors
08:30 am Registration      
09:00 am National Velvet (1944) Taylor, Rooney, Crisp - Dir: Brown 125m Scott Fraser
11:05 am Break      
11:25 am He Who Gets Slapped * (1924) Chaney, Shearer - Dir: Seastrom 72m Lynn Hardy
12:40 pm Lunch Break      
01:55 pm Funny Girl (1968) Streisand, Sharif, Pidgeon - Dir: Wyler 151m Cathy & Les Houston
04:30 pm Break      
04:50 pm The Producers (1967) Mostel, Wilder - Dir: Brooks 88m Al Brown & Cathy Vasas-Brown
06:20 pm Dinner Break      
07:50 pm The Last Picture Show (1971) Shepherd, Bridges - Dir: Bogdanovich 118m Lesley Myers / Scenery Farm
09:50 pm Break      
10:10 pm Little Caesar (1931) Robinson, Fairbanks Jr. - Dir: LeRoy 79m Lynch Rutherford Tozer

Program finishes at approximately 11:30 pm

Sunday 23 October 2022

Time Films Stars and Director Run time Sponsors
09:00 am Registration      
09:30 am M. Hulot's Holiday (1953) Tati - Dir. Tati 87m David & Diane Halliday
11:00 am Break      
11:20 am Little Old New York * (1923) Davis - Dir. Olcott 107m Barbara Garrick
01:10 pm Lunch – Brown Bag lunch Seminar     Rick & Betsy Miller
02:25 pm This Gun For Hire (1942) Ladd, Lake, Preston - Dir: Tuttle 81m June and David Chambers
Leslie Benson
03:50 pm Break      
04:10 pm Twentieth Century (1934) Barrymore, Lombard - Dir: Hawks 91m  EACL Consulting Services

Program finishes at approximately 5:45 pm
* silent with live piano accompaniment

Download the above program as pdf.

Pianist for 2022

Jordan Klapman

Jordan Klapman

Jordan's Bio here

Jordan Klapman's Web site

Go here for more on piano accompaniment to Silent films.

Piano Rental October 23 - sponsored by Rick & Betsy Miller

Silent Auction

There will be a silent auction starting at 4:00 pm Friday and closing at 7:00 pm Saturday

Although we try to avoid changes, the program is subject to change without notice

Films shown in earlier years.