Trot along to libraries to see Phar Lap film

STEP back in time to relive the incredible true story of champion racehorse Phar Lap at movie screenings in Hervey Bay, Maryborough and Tiaro libraries.

The 1983 film, Phar Lap, starring Tom Burlinson, is the latest addition to the popular Vintage Movie Club.

It will be shown at:

  • Tiaro Library - Tuesday, September 23 at 10am
  • Maryborough Library - Monday, September 29 at 10am
  • Hervey Bay Library - Wednesday, October 1 at 10am

The movie was written by Australian playwright David Williamson and the title role of Phar Lap was played by thoroughbred gelding Towering Inferno.

Councillor George Seymour said the Vintage Movie Club was just one way that libraries were providing engaging, cultural activities for members of the community. 

"With computer classes, history talks, family history research, author events, children's programs, movies and much more, the libraries are a fantastic resource for the community," he said.

"I really believe that one of the best ways to open yourself up to new worlds is to get a library card," he said.

Screenings are free and bookings can be made by contacting your local library: Tiaro on 4129 2453, Maryborough on 4190 5788 or Hervey Bay on 4197 4220.

The 1983 film Phar Lap, starring Tom Burlinson, will be shown at Maryborough, Tiaro and Hervey Bay libraries.
The 1983 film Phar Lap, starring Tom Burlinson, will be shown at Maryborough, Tiaro and Hervey Bay libraries. Contributed


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