Part of the Silent Films
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: 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!
20 May 2012, 8:30 p.m.
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.
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.