Dylan Thomas’ Swansea Hollywood: the Mummy and the Old Dark House

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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Full tour – 5.00 pm – 9.30 pm
Talk & screening only – 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm

Start/Finish point
Full tour – Outside the Palace Theatre
Talk and screening only – Grand Theatre

A fan of westerns, horror, gothic and surreal films, from The Mummy’s Curse to Charlie Chaplin, the Marx Brothers and The Old Dark House, Dylan watched many films in the fleapit cinemas of Swansea.  The tour goes to three of these cinemas with a talk in a secret space at a fourth; the Carlton (now flea-free and host to Waterstones Bookshop).  The event features author and scriptwriter Andrew Davies, expert and Dylan Thomas Society Chairman Jeff Towns and festival organiser, film specialist and producer Berwyn Rowlands.  The evening will culminate with an introduced screening of Andrew Davies’ new drama ‘A Poet in New York’, followed by a question and answer session at the Grand Theatre.

Full tour – £17
Talk & screening only – £8

Food/Drink Provision: Full tour – Sandwiches, coffee/tea and cake included
Recommended Clothing for the Full Tour: Comfortable footwear, waterproofs, warm layers, sun cream and hat.

Tickets can be purchased via www.literaturewales.org | 02920 472266