Hal Roach silent comedy shorts on Sun March 23 **FREE**


On Sunday, March 23rd at 7:15pm, the Emmanuel Presbyterian Church (NYC) is hosting a FREE evening of silent comedies! Wind down your week – or kick off the one that's starting – with two solid hours of belly-laugh-inducing classic comedies.  These 1920s films will be presented with live musical scores by renowned silent film accompanist Ben Model.

The line-up of Hal Roach comedy shorts is:
  • SHOULD MEN WALK HOME? (1927) wtih Mabel Normand, Creighton Hale,  Oliver Hardy
  • A PAIR OF TIGHTS (1928) with Anita Garvin, Marion Byron, Edgar Kennedy
  • PASS THE GRAVY (1928) with Max Davidson
  • MIGHTY LIKE A MOOSE (1926) with Charley Chase, dir., Leo McCarey
  • HIGH AND DIZZY (1920) with Harold Lloyd 
  • IT'S A GIFT (1923) with Snub Pollard


The film prints are courtesy of archivist Bruce Lawton, who will also project them. Ben Model will perform his original accompaniment on the St. James Chapel's 3-manual 44-rank Holtkamp pipe organ. Films will be introduced by Karl Tiedemann.


Sunday, October 20 – 7:00pm
James’ Chapel, inside the
Union Theological Seminary
enter on Broadway at 121st St 

** admission is free **

The films will be accompanied on the James Chapel's
3-manual/44-rank Holtkamp pipe organ

Union Theological Seminary entrance, on Bway nr W 121st St.


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