Silents in the Library: A Day at the Flickers in 1917

Past Event

Sunday, 5 November 2017 - 2pm to 3:15pm

Silents in the Library: A Day at the Flickers in 1917 

191770 mins 

Digital restoration of a classic films with live music. 

Three short films with the sublime talents of Charlie Chaplin, Gloria Swanson and Max Linder. Teddy at the Throttle, a greedy guardian attempts to thwart the marriage of his ward in this short silent comedy. Easy Street, a reformed tramp becomes a police constable who must fight the thug dominating the inner city street. Max Wants a Divorce, a newlywed receives a letter that he’s to inherit three million dollars from his deceased Uncle’s trust on the condition that he is still a bachelor.  

Silver Screen tribute 'Silents at the Library' series includes the following: 

1. A Day at the Flickers in 1917 – Sunday November 5 

2. The Phantom of the Opera – Sunday November 12 

3. Chicago – Sunday November 19 

4. The Lost World - Sunday  November 26 

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