Silents in the library: Beggars of Life

Silents in the library: Beggars of Life

Silent Film Festival

1928, 82 mins, with soundtrack

Louise Brooks plays a freight-train hopping runaway who dresses in a flat cap and trousers to escape capture by the police. She joins up with young vagabond, and along the way they encounter a hobo encampment and its charismatic leader.

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5 / 5 events in this Silent Film Festival series
Sunday
25 November 2018 2pm to 3:30pm

Price

General Admission: $25.30
Concession: $20.30
State Library of NSW Friends Members: $20.30

Location

Metcalfe Auditorium, Ground Floor
Macquarie Building
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia

 

1928, 82 mins, with soundtrack

Louise Brooks plays a freight-train hopping runaway who dresses in a flat cap and trousers to escape capture by the police. She joins up with young vagabond, and along the way they encounter a hobo encampment and its charismatic leader.

Silents in the library series includes the following: 

  1. Little Orphant Annie? – Sunday November 4 
  2. Tell England – Sunday November 11 
  3. Shiraz – Sunday November 18 
  4. Beggars of Life – Sunday November 25 

 

 

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