The Cinema Years: King Kong

Sat 12 August 2017 | 2.00pm

Tyne Theatre & Opera House in association with Whitley Bay Film Festival: THE CINEMA YEARS

We invite you to enjoy classic films related to the Stoll Picture Theatre over three action-packed days! Feature films will be accompanied with animation workshops, scintillating talks about film, dainty teas and an opportunity for those with memories of the Stoll to recall those days. We will also be presenting screenings of some of the first films shown at the establishment, including archive material and a range of exhibits.

KING KONG (1933) – Animation workshop teaser plus film screening in the auditorium
Doors 2.00pm, starts 2.30pm
Tickets: £7
Certificate: PG
Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot

Directed by Merian C. Cooper

Including “The Monster Animation Workshop” hosted by award winning animator Sheila Graber. Compered by Steve Drayton.

The Grandaddy of all monster movies returns to the Stoll Picture Theatre, 84 years after the mighty ape first terrified audiences and was famously advertised outside the venue. The original and iconic King Kong was a cinematic blueprint, serving as a warning to those who would attempt to harness the awesome powers of nature for financial and exploitative gain.

Archive Footage will be playing in the Bistro and Coffee Lounge throughout the day. (No tickets required)


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