Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Silent movie nights recap: December 2017 - April 2018

I've been a bit lazy about the blog lately, and I realized I haven't posted anything about our silent movie nights in Second Life since last November!

Here's just a brief recapitulation, so there's a record of the movies we'd seen during those five months - with a solemn promise that I would get back on track with regular updates here on the blog.

DECEMBER 2017: WINTER-THEME SILENTS

1 December 2017
Frau im Mond (Woman in the Moon), dir. Fritz Lang





8 December 2017
The Gold Rush, starring Charlie Chaplin





15 December 2017
The Birth, the Life, and the Death of Christ, dir. Alice Guy

22 December 2017
Good Cheer, dir. Rober McGowen

29 December 2017
The Bells, dir. James Young

JANUARY 2018: SILENT CINEMA OF JAPAN

5 January 2018
Japan: Kamakura, Nagasaki, Nikko (held as part of the opening of the Goh Mishima exhibition)

12 January 2018
What Made Her Do It, dir. Shigeyoshi Suzuki




19 January 2018
The Water Magician, dir. Kenzi Mizoguchi





26 January 2018
Jiraya the Brave, dir. Shozo Makino





FEBRUARY 2018: SILENTS FEATURING RUDOLPH VALENTINO

2 February 2018
The Sheik, dir. George Melford





9 February 2018
The Eagle, dir. Clarence Brown




16 February 2018
The Conquering Power, dir. Rex Ingram




23 February 2018
The Son of the Sheik

MARCH 2018: EARLIEST ANIMATED SILENTS

2 March 2018
- Gertie the Dinosaur
- Felix in Hollywood




9 March 2018
Aschenputtel (Cinderella), dir. Lotte Reiniger



16 March 2018
- Charlie on the Farm
- Mouse's Bride




23 March 2018
- Diagonal-Symphonie, dir. Viking Eggeling
- Vormittagsspuk (Ghosts Before Breakfast), dir. Hans Richter




30 March 2018
Buried Treasure



APRIL 2018: ANIMATED SILENTS - FROM OSWALD TO MICKEY MOUSE

6 April 2018
- All Wet
- Trolley Troubles
- Tall Timber
- Rival Romeos




13 April 2018
- Steamboat Willie
- The Gallopin' Gaucho





20 April 2018
- The Barn Dance
- Plane Crazy
- The Opry House




27 April 2018 (yet to be held)
- When the Cat's Away
- The Barnyard Battle
- The Karnival Kid