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FILM SCREENINGS

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  • Shivering Spooks (excerpt)

    1926. USA. Robert F. McGowan. Approx. 10 min.

  • Sundown Ltd.

    1924. USA. Robert F. McGowan. Approx. 22 min.

  • Beggar on Horseback (excerpt)

    1925. USA. James Cruze. 35 min.

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With piano accompaniment by Philip Carli

Friday, December 26, 2008, 6:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



  • Shivering Spooks (excerpt)

    1926. USA. Directed by Robert F. McGowan. With Joe Cobb, Allen "Farina" Hoskins. The "Our Gang" kids are spooked by fake spiritualists in a haunted house. Silent, with German and English intertitles. Approx. 10 min.

  • Sundown Ltd.

    1924. USA. Directed by Robert F. McGowan. With Mickey Daniels, Jackie Condon. Inspired by their adventures in a train yard, the "Our Gang" kids create their own railroad, ending with a wild ride off the tracks in this mini-epic short. Silent. Approx. 22 min.

  • Beggar on Horseback (excerpt)

    1925. USA. Directed by James Cruze. With Edward Everett Horton, Esther Ralston. Based on the Broadway comedy by George S. Kaufman, Marc Connelly. Circumstances force an unsuccessful composer of classical music to write jazz and forsake his love for an impoverished artist in favor of marriage to a wealthy woman, until an expressionistic nightmare brings him to his senses. Madalena's poster is modeled on a press photograph taken from the film's famed dream sequence. Only an incomplete print of this feature survives. Silent. 35 min.