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Classic Movies

Much loved classics available for the big screen

Jour de Fête

Jour de Fête

(G) Dir. Jacques Tati, France, 1949. 86 min | Comedy
2K DCP digital format now available and also on 35mm print
Tati is an inept and easily distracted mailman. Influenced by too much wine and an account of rapid transportation methods used by the United States postal system, he goes to incredible lengths to speed the delivery of mail. A smart comedy filled with physical slapstick and sight gags.

M. Hulot’s Holiday

M. Hulot’s Holiday

(G) Dir. Jacques Tati, France, 1953. 88 min | Comedy
2K DCP digital format now available and also on 35mm print
Tati’s best-known work is a masterpiece of gentle slapstick as the titular character, Monsieur Hulot, takes a holiday at a seaside resort where his presence provokes one catastrophe after another. Exquisitely funny.

Mon Oncle

Mon Oncle

(G) Dir. Jacques Tati, France, 1958. 116 min | Comedy
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Monsieur Hulot visits the technology-driven world of his sister, brother-in-law and nephew, but finds that he can’t quite fit into the surroundings. Unforgettably funny, wonderfully observed and, as always, technically brilliant. Oscar winner Best Foreign Film 1959.

Playtime

Playtime

(G) Dir. Jacques Tati, France, 1967. 123 min | Comedy
2K DCP digital format now available and also on 35mm print
Clumsy Monsieur Hulot finds himself perplexed by the intimidating complexity of a gadget-filled Paris. He attempts to meet with a business contact but soon becomes lost. His roundabout journey parallels that of an American tourist as they weave through the inventive urban environment. Hilariously classic Tati.

Trafic

Trafic

(G) Dir. Jacques Tati, France, 1971. 97 min | Comedy
2K DCP digital format now available
Monsieur Hulot, employed as an auto company’s director of design, has to take his latest model, a caravan with various gadgets, to exhibit at an auto show. He hits the road and, in true Hulot style, encounters mishaps and chaos along the way. A spirited comedy with sidesplitting visual gags.

Parade

Parade

(G) Dir. Jacques Tati, France, 1974. 86 min | Comedy
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A brilliantly conceived spectacle which sees master of comedy Tati perform a series of live circus acts on the stage. The film is a playful and imaginative take on the experience of seeing a show. Dappled with moments of magic and the surreal, it’s a joy to watch.

Bringing up Baby

Bringing up Baby

(PG) Dir. Howard Hawks, USA, 1938. 102 min | Comedy
35mm print
One of the greatest screwball comedies ever! Starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant. David Huxley is waiting to get a bone he needs for his museum collection. Through a series of strange circumstances, he meets Susan Vance, and the duo has a series of misadventures which include a leopard called Baby.

Flying Down to Rio

Flying Down to Rio

(G) Dir. Thornton Freeland, USA, 1933. 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
35mm print
An unforgettable visual spectacular featuring star dance duo Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers! The Yankee Clippers get an engagement in Rio de Janeiro after they are fired from a Miami hotel because bandleader Roger Bond has flirted with Brazilian guest.

Top Hat

Top Hat

(G) Dir. Mark Sandrich, USA, 1935, 101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
35mm print
They’re Dancing Cheek-To-Cheek Again! A delightful toe-tapping screwball comedy starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. An American dancer comes to Britain and falls for a model whom he initially annoyed, but she mistakes him for his goofy producer.

Swing Time

Swing Time

(G) Dir. George Stevens, USA, 1936, 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
35mm print
A rollicking toe-tapping musical extravaganza starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer.

Carefree

Carefree

(G) Dir. Mark Sandrich, USA, 1938, 83 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
35mm print
Starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Dr. Tony Flagg’s friend, Steven, has problems in the relationship with his fiancée, Amanda, so he persuades her to visit Dr. Flagg. After some minor misunderstandings, she falls in love with Dr. Flagg.

Follow the Fleet

Follow the Fleet

(G) Dir. Mark Sandrich, USA, 1936, 110 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
35mm print
Starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. When the fleet puts in at San Francisco, sailor Bake Baker tries to rekindle the flame with his old dancing partner, Sherry Martin, while Bake’s buddy Bilge Smith romances Sherry’s sister Connie.

Roberta

Roberta

(G) Dir. William A. Seiter, 1935. 106 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
35mm print
Starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Football player John Kent tags along as Huck Haines and the Wabash Indianans travel to an engagement in Paris, only to lose it immediately.

The Gay Divorcee

The Gay Divorcee

(G) Dir. Mark Sandrich, USA, 1934. 107 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
35mm print
Starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Mimi Glossop wants a divorce so her Aunt Hortense hires a professional to play the correspondent in apparent infidelity. American dancer Guy Holden meets Mimi while visiting Brightbourne (Brighton) and she thinks he is the correspondent.