The Cinema Museum, London

Kennington Bioscope Presents Silent Laughter Saturday

Sat 11 Nov 2017 @ 09:00 · Events

The Kid BrotherThis second Silent Laughter Saturday will include classic comedies from the USA, Great Britain and continental Europe. The following is a provisional programme.

Doors open at 9.00, for a 09.45 start.

09.45 Flying Luck (1927) with Monty Banks and Jean Arthur – introduction by Matthew Ross (DVD)

11.00 Two Minutes Silence during which extracts from Reveille (1924) will be shown, unaccompanied

11.25 British Shorts introduced by Tony Fletcher – 35mm and 16mm programme includes Hepworth’s Vivaphone sound films from the Teens (DVD) and Walter Forde’s Walter Makes a Movie (1922)

12.30 Lunch (Cinema Museum café and bar only)

13.30 Hapless Husbands introduced by Michelle Facey – DVD shorts programme includes: Robinet is Jealous (Marcel Perez), Innocent Husbands (Chase), the rare Max Linder comedy Max Wants a Divorce and others

15.05 Le Petit Cafe (1919) with Max Linder – introduced by Jon Davies (Toulouse Archive 35mm print) – subject to rights clearance

16.45 Keaton Centenary presented by David Wyatt and Susan Cygan

Alice Howell18.10 Anthony Slide Talk About Alice Howell – followed by a signing of his new book on Alice Howell – complete shorts to be screened: Cinderella Cinders (1920), One Wet Night (1924)

19.00 Dinner (Café Jamyang – online bookings only)

20.15 Neptune’s Naughty Daughter (1917) with Alice Howell – premiere of the new restoration

20.45 The Kid Brother (1927) with Harold Lloyd – Kevin Brownlow will introduce and screen his own 16mm print

22.15 End plus late bar

Refreshments will be available in our licensed cafe/bar.


Various ticket options available on tickettailor.