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Catch up on all the Latest silent film news; 

4 September – KenBio Pulling Out All The Stops This Autumn

25 July – An Un-missable Start to the Barbican’s Autumn Silent Film Programme.

21 June – Silent Battleships in Portsmouth

1 February –  ‘Invisible’ Silents At The Barbican!

31 January-  The Frustration of Silent Film Fixture Cla

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Check out our latest reviews;

L’Hirondelle et la Mesange (The Swallow and the Titmouse) Click here

The Spanish Dancer (1923) – Click here

Hippodrome Silent Film Festival 2018 – Click here

Call of the Sea (aka Zew Morza) (1927) – Click here

   Bestia (Beast) (aka The Polish Dancer) 1917 – Click here

 

Listings updates

Below we highlight recent additions made to silentfilmcalendar.org listings since;

13 October

See the relevant monthly page for more details.

19 October

The Great White Silence (Dir. Herbert G. Ponting, UK, 1924)   Presented by The Classic Cinema Club.  With the recorded score by Simon Fisher Turner.  Town Hall. Ealing, London Link

20 October

NB.  Screening cancelled ….. Underground (Dir. Anthony Asquith, GB, 1928)   With live organ accompaniment from Donald MacKenzie.   St John’s Notting Hill, London  Link

28 October

Nosferatu (Dir. F W Murnau, 1922)  With live piano accompaniment by Lillian Henley.  Palace Cinema, Broadstairs, Kent  Link

31 October

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Dir. John S Robertson, US, 1920)  With live piano accompaniment by Jonny Best.  Choppard’s Mission, Holmfirth, Yorks Link

Metropolis (Dir. Fritz Lang, 1927)  Presented by Pitshanger Pictures.  With live organ accompaniment by Henry Tozer.  St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, Ealing, London  Link

4 November

The Magician (Dir. Rex Ingram, US, 1926)  With live piano accompaniment by Neil Brand.  Phoenix Cinema, East Finchley  No link as yet

5 November

The Blot (Dir. Lois Weber, US, 1921)+ Suspense (Dir. Lois Weber and Phillips Smalley, US, 1913) Presented by South West Silents as part of the Bath Festival.  With live piano accompaniment from Lillian Henley. Introduced by Ellen Cheshire and Pamela Hutchinson.  Chapel Arts, Bath Link

Blackmail (Dir. Alfred Hitchcock, 1929) Presented as part of the Leeds International Film Festival.  With live musical accompaniment.  Town Hall, Leeds Link

9 November

The Battles of Coronel and Falkland Islands (Dir. Walter Summers, 1927)   Presented by the Classic Cinema Club.  With the recorded score by composer Simon Dobson, performed by The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines.  Ealing Town Hall, Ealing Broadway, LondonLink

 

The Measure of the Moon: Leeds Pioneers  An illustrated presentation exploring the role Leeds has played in the history of astronomy, photography and film.   Presented as part of the Leeds International Film Festival.   Town Hall, Leeds Link

10 November

Shoulder Arms (Dir. Charles Chaplin, US, 1918)   With recorded score.  Cinema Lumiere, London Link

Blackmail (Dir. Alfred Hitchcock, 1929)  Presented as part of the Leeds International Film Festival.  With live musical accompaniment. Chapel FM, Leeds  Link

11 November

1918 – At Home, At WarNeil Brand introduces and accompanies this fascinating programme of films, music, stories and readings from the pivotal year of 1918.  Royal Hippodrome Theatre,  Eastbourne Link

12 November

Chaplin Hour An hour of classic Charlie Chaplin featuring One A.M and Pay Day. Presented as part of the Leeds International Film Festival. With live organ accompaniment by Jonathan Hope.  Town Hall, Leeds Link

14 November

The Docks of New York (Dir. Josef von Sternberg, US, 1928) Presented as part of the Leeds International Film Festival.  With live accompaniment by pianist Jonathan Best.  Hyde Park Picture House, Leeds Link

15 November

1918 – At Home, At WarNeil Brand introduces and accompanies this fascinating programme of films, music, stories and readings from the pivotal year of 1918. New Walk Museum, Leicester. Link

17 November

Neil Brand presents Buster Keaton The life and funniest moments from the films of the great comedian including screening of the complete Keaton silent feature Steamboat Bill Jr   (Dir. Buster Keaton/Charles Reisner, US, 1928)   With live piano accompaniment from Neil Brand. Parbold Douglas Music, Parbold, Wigan Link

19 November

The Wizard of Oz (Dir. Larry Semon, US, 1925) With live organ accompaniment from Donald MacKenzie.  Alexandra Palace, London  Link

21 November

Sherlock Jnr (Dir. Buster Keaton, 1924) Presented as part of the Hampstead Arts Festival.  With live piano and organ accompaniment from Peter Foggitt.  Hampstead Parish Church, London.  Link

 



NB  Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure that the information contained in these listings is accurate, silentfilmcalendar.org can take no responsibility for any errors or inaccuracies.  You are strongly advised to confirm with the venue that the event remains as detailed, particularly if traveling any distance to attend.