Online exclusive! Available 8/7-27.
United States | 1927 | Frank Urson
Long thought lost, the first, silent film version of the 1926 Broadway hit that later became the 1942 comedy classic Roxie Hart and then the Oscar-winning 2002 musical Chicago has recently been rediscovered and restored! Produced (and maybe directed) by Cecil B. DeMille, the film stars Phyllis Haver as the Jazz Age wife and gold-digger who kills her lover, only to turn her scandalous murder trial into a p.r. circus, using her notoriety to advance her show business career. The Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra provides the excellent new music score. “Silent filmmaking at its peak!” –DVD Beaver. Cleveland revival premiere. Approx. 105 min.
Chicago, a Cinematheque streaming exclusive, can be watched online from 8/7 thru 8/27 via the link below (coming soon). (Doing so supports the Cinematheque.) Screening fee is $10, and after opening the film, you have 72 hours to watch it.
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2020 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL SHORTS TOUR
A GIRL MISSING
A THOUSAND CUTS
AROUND THE SUN
AT THE VIDEO STORE
BLOODY NOSE, EMPTY POCKETS
CHANGE OF LIFE
CREATING A CHARACTER: THE MONI YAKIM LEGACY
CREEM: AMERICA'S ONLY ROCK 'N' ROLL MAGAZINE
DEAR DIARY (CARO DIARIO)
DRIVEN TO ABSTRACTION
GORDON LIGHTFOOT: IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND
HELMUT NEWTON: THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL
JAZZ ON A SUMMER'S DAY
JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE
LOVE EXPRESS: THE DISAPPEARANCE OF WALERIAN BOROWCZYK
MADE IN BANGLADESH
MARTIN MARGIELA: IN HIS OWN WORDS
MY DOG STUPID
RIVER CITY DRUMBEAT
SON OF THE WHITE MARE
SONG WITHOUT A NAME
THE 11TH GREEN
THE GREEN YEARS
YES, GOD, YES
YOU NEVER HAD IT: AN EVENING WITH CHARLES BUKOWSKI
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