MOUNT VIC FLICKS

MOUNT VIC FLICKS

The building, at 2a Harley Avenue Mount Victoria, dates from 1934.  It was originally  a cinema  known as Mount Victoria Pictures. In September 1935 The Katoomba Daily provided an idea of what patrons might expect. This was the days of  double features, and news reels. GOLBY’S THEATRE

Read more

MOVIES THAT MESSED WITH MY MIND!

MOVIES THAT MESSED WITH MY MIND!

CHILDHOOD TRAUMA The movie Raintree County (1957), starring Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift had a profound effect on me.  I think it was the first ‘grown-up’ movie I ever saw. My mother was besotted with Liz Taylor, especially by her violet eyes. We lived in  rural Tasmania 

Read more