Class War: How the Other Half Lives

With piano accompaniment by Ben Model

Sunday, October 10, 2010, 2:00 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1

Includes the following films:

  • The Vagrant

    1921. USA. Directed by Hugh Fay. A Mermaid Comedies/Educational Pictures production. With Lloyd Hamilton, Hugh Fay, Tom Wilson, Lige Conley, Irene Dalton, Frank J. Coleman. A homeless man relies on wit and nerve to survive against the police and the public. This burlesque of life on the street recalls Charles Chaplin’s Easy Street (1917). Hamilton’s attack on the feet of passersby was praised by critics at the time. Silent. 18 min.

  • Sweetie

    1923. USA. Directed by Alf Goulding. A Century Film Co./Universal Pictures production. With Baby Peggy, Jerry Mandy, Louise Lorraine, Max Asher, James T. Kelly, William Irving. A spunky child of the streets hustles the immigrant population of a Lower East Side neighborhood. Silent. 18 min.

  • Time Flies

    1926. USA. Directed by Jess Robbins. A Lupino Lane Comedy Corp./Educational Pictures production. With Lupino Lane, Wallace Lupino, Virginia Vance. A panhandler (Lane) has a valuable family-heirloom watch, which makes him the envy of blue bloods and lowlifes alike. Silent. 15 min.

  • Luke’s Shattered Sleep

    1916. USA. Directed by Hal Roach. A Pathé production. With Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels, Snub Pollard, Charles Stevenson, Fred C. Newmeyer, Sammy Brooks, Bud Jamison, Earl Mohan, Noah Young, Harry Todd, Gus Leonard. Luke rules the roost at his flophouse. Silent. 13 min.

  • Bunny and the Bunny Hug (aka Bunny Dips into Society)

    1913. USA. Directed by Wilfrid North. A Vitagraph Company production. With John Bunny, Earle Williams, Leo Delaney, Ned Finley, Leah Baird, Miss Heyward. Bunny becomes the mascot of some rich playboys and wins over their girlfriends. Silent. 11 min.