THE ADJUTANT OF THE CZAR + INTRO

The lighter-than-air romance between a Czarist officer and a passport-less girl obliged to share a sleeper compartment on a train is tested when revolutionary zeal meets implacable loyalty in the heightened atmosphere of pre-revolutionary Russia. With live piano accompaniment by Meg Morley.

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THE CANADIAN + INTRO

Kennington Bioscope presents: THE CANADIAN, adapted by Arthur Stringer from W. Somerset Maugham’s 1913 Broadway play The Land of Promise, produced by Famous Players-Lasky, directed by William Beaudine and starring Thomas Meighan and Mona Palmer.

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THE LIVE GHOST TENT

A tribute to James Finlayson. The films on show are: WITH LOVE & HISSES (1927); MEN O’WAR (1929); THE HOOSE-GOW (1929); NIGHT OWLS (1930); and, BONNIE SCOTLAND (1935).

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PICCADILLY WITH LIVE BURLESQUE AND MUSIC

One of the pinnacles of British silent cinema, PICCADILLY is a sumptuous showbiz melodrama seething with sexual and racial tension. Enjoy live music and burlesque before the film from local talent Pete Sauders and Marianne Cheesecake.

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EARTH – RESCORED LIVE BY GROK

Genesis’ resident house band rescores Aleksandr Dovzhenko’s impressionistic silent Russian film. EARTH follows the trials of farmers on a collective who come into conflict with more affluent landowners.

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LITTLE OLD NEW YORK + LIVE ACCOMPANIMENT

A young Irish girl (controversial silent film star Marion Davies) arrives in early 19th century New York disguised as a boy to claim a fortune left for her late brother. Directed by the incredibly prolific Sidney Olcott – Toronto-born of Irish descent – this historical drama is based on a play by Rida Johnson Young.

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