The Unknown + Laurel And Hardy Short: Big Business! (1927)

Part of the Silent Films

Director: Tod Browning
Certificate: Unknown
Format: 35mm
Language: Unknown
Country: Unknown

Set at the circus, Lon Chaney as Alonzo, a fake armless knife thrower (he uses his feet) falls in love with Joan Crawford, the bareback rider. This horror epic is the most outragious of Brownings silent movies: a must see.

The wonderful Mr Karl Heslop accompanies the action on the Star and Shadow's mighty Compton Organ


- Big Business (1929) from Laurel and Hardy (19 min)

- The Unknown (1927), silent horror frilm from Todd Browning (50 min)

Advance tickets here

Other films in the Silent Films:


Film: Silent Film Season

20 May 2012, 7:30 p.m.

A summer season of 'Silent Movies' that features something for everyone: a Grand Guignal Horror film, Tod Browning's the Unknown starring Lon Caney; a romantic epic with Rudolf Valentino, the Eagle; and a Buster Keaton comedy, Steamboat Bill Jnr + LIVE ORGAN!


Film: The Eagle (1925)

10 Jun 2012, 7:30 p.m.

Valentino's penultimate film, key to understanding the death cult that swept the world following his death in 1926. Director Clarence Brown is comfortable handling Valentino's sensuality and the sets are awesome.


Film: Steamboat Bill Junior (1928)

1 Jul 2012, 7:30 p.m.

Weedy Buster returns home from college, a disappointment to his burly riverboat captain father. But in dad's hour of need, Buster answers the call which climaxes when the whole town is destroyed in a cyclone.