KINDA HOT: A book about Saint Jack

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Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Come and See

(The crowd gathers to gawp at Saint Jack being shot in 1978, Clara Pang and stills photographer Moustique sit at the table, and that maybe Lousie Walker as well. The chap without a shirt is unknown to me... click on the shot for an anecdote about Moustique.)

It is 100% confirmed. Saint Jack hits the Arts House (which used to be the Old Parliament Building) this month!

The dates and timings for the Screenings are:

Fri 18 Aug at 7.30pm (cast appearance and post-show dialogue)
Sun 27 Aug at 6pm

Kinda Hot, A talk by Ben Slater at 4pm, Sun 27 Aug.

As I mentioned in the last post, its on DVD, but as its only 2 screenings, hopefully this won't put off anyone from trying to get the print back in town. But to be honest, it needed to happen soon, and I think the folk at the Arts House deserve much respect for their determination on making this happen.

As for me, my talk will discuss the whole process of writing the book (expect gossip and outtakes from the book), and I'll be showing some ultra-rare footage of the film being made, which was shot by the BBC back in '78.

The Arts House website is a little tricky to navigate round, so I'd just recommend calling the ticket hotline: 6332 6919

The film is bound to sell out fast, so get moving...


Blogger Stefan S said...

I'm currently reading your book, and have bought my ticket for the screening on the 18th

Can't Wait! :D

6:33 PM  
Blogger ben said...


11:53 AM  
Blogger cottrell/p said...

The Caucasian woman next to Clara
Pang is Maryte Kawaliauskas, who
worked on sound with J.-P. Ruh, who
passed away 7/17) and G. Sciama.
(Mrs Fred Murphy, since she's the wife
of wonderful Director of Photography
Fred Murphy).
P Cottrell

3:00 AM  
Blogger ben said...

Hi Pierre.

Good to hear from you.

Truly sorry to hear about Jean Pierre Ruh


5:44 AM  
Blogger iamjimk said...

Just ordered your book via Amazon...SAINT JACK & THEY ALL LAUGHED are my two fave flicks, Bogdanovich's arrogance or no! I'm sweatin' the minutes till the book arrives..

7:47 AM  
Blogger ben said...

Thanks. Hope it lives up to expectations!

5:54 PM  

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