Thursday, 27 September 2012

Chagford Film Festival - the excitement mounts!

Together again
Maxine Fone - star of 'The Laidley Worm of Spindleston Heugh'
and Elizabeth-Jane Baldry - producer & director
with Oberon the fairy harp at Jubilee Hall Chagford


Wednesday afternoon
The last surviving Ministry of Technology
mobile cinema
arrives in Chagford Square

commissioned by Tony Benn in 1967

lovingly restored by enthusiast,
Ollie Halls
(Ollie's mobile cinema website)
with the latest projection equipment


take your seats . . .
. . . for a unique cinema experience    

6pm: 'Head Girl' EJ Baldry
is in Jubilee Hall to share her enthusiasm
for the new fairy film which premièred in April
'The Laidley Worm of Spindleston Heugh'

- starring Maxine Fone
actor, dancer, singer
- stage director of the 'Mediaeval Baebes'

Maxine is the wicked stepmother
who summons imps and leads them in a dance
before sending them to destroy Prince Childe Wynd
(see video excerpt with music by EJ Baldry)

8pm - Elizabeth-Jane is ready
for her live performance
- harp accompaniment to
Georg Wilhelm Pabst's
'Tagebuch einer Verlorenen'

EJ gently accompanies the opening titles

then plays perfectly for two hours.
- EJ's own composition precisely fits the action
of Pabst's harrowing masterpiece

starring Louise Brooks as Thymian Henning
whose life is ruined by the clerk in her father's pharmacy
- Meinert (Fritz Rasp)

She is sent to a reformatory
run by a draconian director 
(Andrews Engelman)

- and his sadistic wife
(Valeska Gert)

Escape only makes her the victim of dissolute men

By the end, the audience - and EJ -
are overcome by emotion

A vote of thanks from fellow committe member - Don Badger


And there are ten more events to come,
in the Chagford Film Festival!

THURSDAY
11. The Globe, Chagford
Thursday 27 September 11am-3pm
The Ballad of Mary Whiddon
"Making a Film from
Start to Finish"
workshop with Stephen Saunders
Admission: FREE (donations)
12. projected onto the Three Crowns
and St Michael's Church
Thursday 27 September 7.30-9.30pm
MARY WHIDDON
continuous showing of 8min preview
of this year's CFG production
no charge
Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
Hound of the Baskervilles
13. The Globe, Chagford
Thursday 27 September 6pm
The Hound of the Baskervilles
(Sidney Lanfield 1939)
Tickets: £5
14. The Globe, Chagford
Thursday 27 September 8pm
STORAGE 24
(Johannes Roberts 2012)
Tickets: £5
includes Q&A with - Johannes Roberts!!
15. The Globe, Chagford
Thursday 27 September 11pm
The Woman in Black
(James Watkins 2012)
Janet McTeer & Daniel Radcliffe
The Woman in Black
Tickets: £5
FRIDAY
16. The Globe, Chagford
Friday 28 September 11am-1pm
James Bond Film Workshop
Norman Wanstall, dubbing editor
Paul Inglis, Art Director
Ron Saunders, film producer &
Stephen Saunders, film electrician
Tickets: by donation to 'Shelterbox'
and 'On the Edge'
17. The Globe, Chagford
Friday 28 September time TBC
Presentation of Pathé News Reels
WWI to WWII
Ron Saunders, Film Producer
(Ron's Pathé 'Viewspaces')
Tickets: TBC
18. Endecott House, Chagford
Friday 28 September 7.15pm
MAMMA MIA! (Phyllida Lloyd 2008)
drinks at the bar!
Tickets: £12
SATURDAY
19. Endecott House, Chagford
Saturday 29 September 7.15pm
Dr No  (Terence Young 1962)
Tickets: £10
(include casino and live music
in The Globe after the film)
20. The Globe, Chagford
Saturday 29 September 7.30pm
CLOSING NIGHT GALA
Goldfinger (Guy Hamilton 1964)
limousine ride, sparkling wine, casino,
Awards ceremony in The Globe,
Q&A with Norman Wanstall - dubbing
editor on Dr No & Goldfinger,
Ron Saunders -  film producer &
Stephen Saunders - film electrician)
Tickets: £15

Box Office: Sally's Newsagents, Chagford
The Globe Chagford: 01647 433485
mary@theglobeinnchagford.co.uk

Find out more - Chagford Film Festival website

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