Sound & Silents: Mary Pickford Revived II
Sun 11 March 4pm Hackney Picturehouse, Mare Street London E8 1HE
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Our second Mary Pickford Revived event takes us to London's East End for another new live music to silent film spectacular.
This work was supported with funds from the PRS for Music Foundation.
Plus live score from Aristazabel Hawkes
US 1926 Dir. William Beaudine 84min. Evil Mr Grimes (Gustav von Seyffertitz) runs a baby farm deep in the heart of a hideous swamp. The children are housed in squalid conditions with only quick-witted orphan Molly (Mary Pickford) there to protect them. Blending comedy, melodrama, action and horror this superb Pickford production had Ernst Lubitsch describe it to her as one of the eight wonders of the world.Plus live score by double bass player and vocalist Aristazabal Hawkes, well known for her central part in Brit Awarded nominated band, Guillemots.