The Best Remaining Seats

Australia, 1985

Film
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Episode of Series “Filmstruck Series”.
John Baxter, well known Australian historian and cinema critic, examines the fall of the great cinema houses, how the Hollywood industry built them and Hollywood acted as a magnet for both talent and money. Charlie Chaplin’s career is also analysed. This episode is one of the “Filmstruck” series which considers the impact of cinema on the social and personal life of the viewing audience.

Credits

director

Ivor Bowen

producer

Jim Dale

Language

English

Duration

00:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

35994

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → History

People → Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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