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2023 Festival.

October 20, 21, 22, 2023

Program for the Thirtieth Annual Vintage Film Festival

Program Information

Tickets will be available summer of 2023 - see the Ticket page. The best value by far is the Festival pass which gives you:

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

Below is a list of the films to be shown. If you click the title of any film you will go to a page of information including director, cast, photos, a review and a trailer.

CAPITOL THEATRE ยท PORT HOPE
Theme - From the Page to the Screen

Note program is subject to change.

Friday 20 October 2023

Time Films Stars and Director Run Time Sponsors
3:00 pm Registration      
4:00 pm Sounder (1972) Winfield, Tyson - Dir: Ritt 105m  
5:45 pm Dinner      
7:15 pm Welcome/Announcements      
7:30 pm Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) Monroe, Russell, Coburn - Dir: Hawks 91m  
9:00 pm Break      
9:20 pm The Uninvited (1944) Milland, Hussey, Crisp - Dir: Allen 98m  

Program finishes at approximately 11:00 pm

Saturday 21 October 2023

Time Films Stars and Director Run Time Sponsors
8:30 am Registration      
9:00 am The Wizard of Oz (1939) Garland, Morgan, Lahr - Dir: Fleming 102m  
10:45 am Break      
11:00 am The Phantom of the Opera* (1925) Chaney, Philbin - Dir: Julian 94m  
12:35 pm Lunch      
2:00 pm Great Expectations (1946) Mills, Guinness, Simmons - Dir: Lean 118m  
4:00pm Break      
4:15 pm From Russia with Love (1963) Connery, Shaw, Lenya - Dir Young 115m  
6:10 pm Dinner      
7:40 pm The Killers (1946) Lancaster, Gardner - Dir: Siodmak 105m  
9:25 pm Break      
9:40 pm Belle de Jour (1967) Deneuve, Sorel - Dir: Bunuel 100m  Dianne & David Halliday

Program finishes at approximately 11:20 pm

Sunday 22 October 2023

Time Films Stars and Director Run Time Sponsors
8:30 am Registration      
9:00 am Sabotage (1936) Homolka, Sidney, Loder - Dir: Hitchcock 76m  
10:15 am Break      
10:35 am Broken Blossoms* (1919) Gish, Barthelmess - Dir: Griffith 95m  
12:10 pm Lunch - (Brown Bag)      
1:40 pm Rosemary's Baby (1968) Farrow, Cassavetes - Dir: Polanski 137m  
4:00 pm Break      
4:20 pm Raffles (1940) Niven, de Havilland, Whitty - Dir: Wood 72m  

Program finishes at approximately 05:35 pm

* silent with live piano accompaniment

Pianist for 2023 

Jordan Klapman

Jordan Klapman

Jordan's Bio here

Jordan Klapman's Web site

Go here for more on piano accompaniment to Silent films.

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.