Sat, Sep 23|
FILM DOUBLE FEATRE - The General / The Kid
$7 Join us for a special screening of two of the most revered comedies of the silent era!
Time & Location
Sep 23, 7:00 PM
Viroqua, 116 S Main St, Viroqua, WI 54665, USA
About the event
$7 for the double feature
The General (1927) Not Rated
One of the most revered comedies of the silent era, The General finds hapless Southern railroad engineer Johnny Gray (Buster Keaton) facing off against Union soldiers during the American Civil War. When Johnny's fiancée, Annabelle Lee (Marion Mack), is accidentally taken away while on a train stolen by Northern forces, Gray pursues the soldiers, using various modes of transportation in comic action scenes that highlight Keaton's boundless wit and dexterity.
The Kid (1921) Not Rated
A silent era masterpiece about a little tramp (Charlie Chaplain) who discovers a little orphan (Jackie Coogan) and brings him up, but is left desolate when the orphanage reclaims him. Chaplin directed, produced, starred in the film, and composed the score.