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

6 February

See the relevant monthly page for more details.

9 February

Our Hospitality (Dir. Buster Keaton/John G Blystone, US, 1923)With live piano accompaniment by Vincent Byrne.  Holy Trinity Church, Sutton Coldfield  link

1 March

The Artist  (Dir.  Michel Hazanavicius, Fr, 2011)    With recorded soundtrack.  Introduced by Steve Murray.  The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, Havant, Hants Link

2 March

Silent Comedy Shorts featuring Harold Lloyd’s Number Please? (1920), Buster Keaton’s The High Sign (1921) and Laurel and Hardy’s Liberty (1929) With live piano accompaniment from Neil Brand.  The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, Havant, Hants Link

The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (Dir. Alfred Hitchcock, UK, 1927) With recorded score.  The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, Havant, Hants Link

16 March

Hound of the Baskervilles (Dir. Richard Oswald,  Ger, 1929)  Presented as part of the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Film (HippFest).  With live piano accompaniment by Mike Nolan.  Barony Theatre, Bo’Ness Link

20 March

The Birth of Horror  This illustrated talk will trace the love affair between silent film and the macabre.  Screened as part of the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Film (HippFest).  Presented by Laraine Porter, Senior Lecturer in Film at De Montford University and Director of the British Silent Film Festival.  With live piano accompaniment by Forrester Pyke.  Hippodrome Cinema, Bo’Ness Link

Rob Roy (Dir. William Kellino, UK, 1922) The opening night of the Hippodrome Silent Film Festival 2019.  Accompanied live by a world premiere of a new commission from composer and musician David Allison.  Hippodrome Cinema, Bo’Ness  Link

21 March

Holmes of the Movies An illustrated talk on Conan Doyle’s enigmatic detective character Sherlock Holmes.  Screened as part of the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Film (HippFest).  Presented by David Stuart Davies, a writer and performer who has written extensively about Holmes. With live piano accompaniment from Mike Nolan.  Hippodrome Cinema, Bo’Ness  Link

Hound of the Baskervilles (Dir. Richard Oswald,  Ger, 1929)   Presented as part of the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Film (HippFest). Introduced by Rob Byrne, President, Board of Directors at the San Francisco Silent Film Festival   With live piano accompaniment by Mike Nolan.  Hippodrome Cinema. Bo’Ness Link

Laila (Dir. George Schnéevoigt, Nor, 1929)  Presented as part of the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Film (HippFest).  With the world premiere of a new commission for award-winning Norwegian/Scottish folk duo Marit and Rona.  Hippodrome Cinema. Bo’Ness Link

22 March

Peace on the Western Front (Dir. Fred Swann/Hans Nieter, UK, 1931) . Presented as part of the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Film (HippFest). With live musical accompaniment from Stephen Horne and live narration from Dr Toby Haggith, Senior Curator at the Imperial war Museum and the researcher on the project.  Hippodrome Cinema, Bo’Ness Link

The Blot (Dir. Lois Weber, US, 1921)   Presented as part of the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Film (HippFest).  With live piano accompaniment from Lillian Henley.  Introduced by Silent London’s Pamela Hutchinson.  Hippodrome Cinema, Bo’Ness   Link

Forbidden Paradise  (Dir. Ernst Lubitsch, US, 1924)   Presented as part of the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Film (HippFest). With live music accompaniment from the Jane Gardner Ensemble.  Hippodrome Cinema, Bo’Ness  Link

23 March

The Freshman  (Dir. Fred C. Newmeyer/Sam Taylor, US,1925).  Presented as part of the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Film (HippFest). With live piano accompaniment from John Sweeney  Hippodrome Cinema, Bo’Ness Link

Au Bonheur des Dames  (Dir. Julien Duvivier, Fr, 1930)   Presented as part of the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Film (HippFest). The world premiere of a new restoration by Lobster Films Paris with specially commissioned live musical accompaniment by Stephen Horne and Frank Bockius Hippodrome Cinema, Bo’Ness Link

The Red Heroine  (Dir. Wen Yimin, China,1929) Presented as part of the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Film (HippFest). With live musical accompaniment by John Sweeney & Frank Bockius Hippodrome Cinema, Bo’Ness Link

The Railroad Stowaways (Dir. Del Lord, US,1926)  + The Railway of Death ( Dir. Jean Durand, Fr, 1912 ) Presented as part of the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Film (HippFest). With live musical accompaniment by Jonny Best. Bo’Ness Railway Station Link

The Parson’s Widow (Dir. Carl Theodor Dreyer, Swe,  1920)  Presented as part of the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Film (HippFest). With live musical accompaniment by John Sweeney.  Hippodrome Cinema, Bo’ness  Link

Cat And The Canary (Dir. Paul Leni, US, 1927)  Presented as part of the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Film (HippFest). With live musical accompaniment by Guenter Buchwald & Frank Bockius.  Hippodrome Cinema, Bo’ness  Link

Underground (Dir. Anthony Asquith, GB, 1928) With live musical accompaniment by the Philomusica symphony orchestra conducted by David Russell Hulme performing Neil Brand’s acclaimed score.  The Arts Centre, Aberystwyth Link

24 March

Laurel & Hardy Triple Bill Including With Love and HissesWrong Again and You’re Darn Tootin. Presented as part of the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Film (HippFest). With live musical accompaniment by Jane Gardner and Frank Bockius.  Hippodrome Cinema, Bo’ness Link

Moulin Rouge (Dir. E A Dupont, UK/Germany, 1928 )    Presented as part of the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Film (HippFest). With live musical accompaniment by Günter Buchwald, Johnny Best and Frank Bockius performing the world premiere of their new joint accompaniment, co-commissioned by the Goethe Institute Glasgow and HippFest.  Hippodrome Cinema, Bo’ness Link

‘Kitty the Telephone Girl’ and Working Women in Early Cinema  An illustrated talk focusing on the changing role of women and the expectations of society upon them, in the workplace and at home.  Presented as part of the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Film (HippFest). Presented by Dr Lawrence Napper, senior lecturer at King’s College London.  With live piano accompaniment by Mike Nolan.   Hippodrome Cinema, Bo’ness Link

Hindle Wakes  (Dir. Maurice Elvey, UK, 1927)   Presented as part of the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Film (HippFest).   With live piano accompaniment by Stephen Horne.   Hippodrome Cinema, Bo’ness  Link

27 April

Metropolis (Dir. Fritz Lang, 1927)  With live piano accompaniment by Dmytro Morykit.  Wilton’s Music Hall. London Link

28 April

White Paradise (aka Bílý ráj)  (Dir. Karel Lamac, Cz, 1924)  With live musical accompaniment by Tomáš Vtípil. Barbican, London Link

 

 

Check out our latest reviews;

An Old Gangster’s Molls (1927)Click here

Review of the Year: 2018 – Click here

The Virgin of Stamboul (1920)/Maria Marten (1928)Click here

Fantomas – Episode2 – Juve Versus Fantomas – Click here

Kennington Bioscope’s Silent Guns Day –  Click here

 

Catch up on all the latest silent film news; 

8 February –Silent Film Festival Frenzy Nationwide

20 January – A Silent Film Mess At The BFI

10 January – Forthcoming Attractions at the KenBio

5 December – Silent Film Delights ForThe New Year in Bristol

4 DecemberWhose Film Is It Anyway

To have a read  Click here


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.

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