Silent Film

Silent Film: Nosferatu

The Canton Palace Theatre presents a special showing of the silent film “Nosferatu”, with accompaniment by organist Dr. John Schwandt at the Kilgen Organ.

Synopsis:

Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter’s wife.

About John Schwandt:

Dr. John Schwandt is a nationally acclaimed performer and teacher with over 25 years of experience. Most recently, he was professor and chair of organ at the University of Oklahoma School of Music. At home in many genres of music, he can be encountered in concert across America, on many episodes of American Public Media’s syndicated program Pipedreams, accompanying silent films in churches, concert halls, and theaters, on a CD by the rock band Shiny Toy Guns, as leader of hymn festivals, consultant on organ projects, as a voicer and tonal finisher, and as judge and clinician in many settings.  Dr. Schwandt is well known for his ability as improvisateur and for engaging and exciting audiences of every kind.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
SHOWTIME: 7:30 PM
ADMISSION: $10, all seating reserved.  Please call the box office at 330.454.8172 between 11am and 3pm Monday-Friday to reserve tickets.
RATING: Not rated
RUN TIME: 1 hour, 21 minutes

Silent Film Special: “Our Hospitality”

The Canton Palace Theatre presents a special presentation of the silent film “Our Hospitality” starring Buster Keaton, with special accompaniment by organist Jay Spencer at the Kilgen Organ, live in the theatre.

Synopsis:

A man returns to his Appalachian homestead. On the trip, he falls for a young woman. The only problem is her family has vowed to kill every member of his family.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 1:00 PM
ADMISSION: $7, all seating reserved.  Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling the Box Office at 330.454.8172 between 11am and 3pm Monday-Friday.
RATING: Not rated
RUN TIME: 1 hour 5 minutes

RESCHEDULED: Silent Film Special: “Our Hospitality”

As of July 9, 2020 this presentation has been rescheduled for September 19, 2020 at 2pm.  Tickets purchased for this date will be honored in September, or refunds can be requested by emailing info@cantonpalacetheatre.org.

The Canton Palace Theatre presents a special presentation of the silent film “Our Hospitality” starring Buster Keaton, with special accompaniment by organist Jay Spencer at the Kilgen Organ.

Synopsis:

A man returns to his Appalachian homestead. On the trip, he falls for a young woman. The only problem is her family has vowed to kill every member of his family.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 1:00 PM
ADMISSION: $7, all seating reserved.  Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling the Box Office at 330.454.8172 between 11am and 3pm Monday-Friday.
RATING: Not rated
RUN TIME: 1 hour 5 minutes

RESCHEDULED: Silent Film Special: “Our Hospitality”

PLEASE NOTE: As of April 27, 2020 this event has been rescheduled for July 11, 2020.  Tickets previously purchased will be honored for the rescheduled date.

The Canton Palace Theatre presents a special presentation of the silent film “Our Hospitality” starring Buster Keaton, with special accompaniment by organist Jay Spencer at the Kilgen Organ.

Synopsis:

A man returns to his Appalachian homestead. On the trip, he falls for a young woman. The only problem is her family has vowed to kill every member of his family.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 1:30 PM
ADMISSION: $7, general admission
RATING: Not rated
RUN TIME: 1 hour 5 minutes

Silent Film: Nosferatu

The Canton Palace Theatre presents a special showing of the silent film “Nosferatu”, with accompaniment by organist Jay Spencer at the Kilgen Organ.

Synopsis:

Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter’s wife.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
ADMISSION: $7, general admission. Tickets available at the door.
RATING: Not rated
RUN TIME: 1 hour, 21 minutes

Silent Film Special: The Gold Rush

The Canton Palace Theatre hosts a special presentation of the silent film “The Gold Rush” starring Charlie Chaplin, with special accompaniment by organist Jay Spencer at the Kilgen Organ.

Synopsis:

A prospector goes to the Klondike in search of gold and finds it and more.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 1 PM
ADMISSION: $7, general admission
RATING: Not rated
RUN TIME: 1 hour 35 minutes

Special Film Presentation: Stan & Ollie, with silent film

The Canton Palace Theatre presents the short silent film “Liberty”, starring Laurel and Hardy, with accompaniment by Jay Spencer at the Kilgen Organ, followed immediately by “Stan & Ollie”.

Synopsis:

Liberty: With the police hot on their trail, Stan and Ollie attempt to change clothes in their getaway car, only to find themselves struggling to balance atop the girders of an unfinished skyscraper. Will they return to ground level in one piece?

Stan & Ollie: Laurel and Hardy, the world’s most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song – a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 7:00 PM
SHOWTIME: 7:30 PM
ADMISSION: $5, general admission. Tickets available at the door.
RATING: PG
RUN TIME: 1 hour 57 minutes

Silent Film Special: “The Cameraman”

The Canton Palace Theatre presents a special presentation of the silent film “The Cameraman” starring Buster Keaton, with special accompaniment by organist Jay Spencer at the Kilgen Organ.

Synopsis:

Hopelessly in love with a woman working at MGM Studios, a clumsy man attempts to become a motion picture cameraman to be close to the object of his desire.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
ADMISSION: $7, general admission
RATING: Not rated
RUN TIME: 1 hour 9 minutes

Scream Fest Silent Film: “The Phantom of the Opera”

The Canton Palace Theatre presents a special showing of the silent film “The Phantom of the Opera”, with special accompaniment by organist Jay Spencer at the Kilgen Organ, as part of the Scream Fest Film Series.

Synopsis:

A mad, disfigured composer seeks love with a lovely young opera singer.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
ADMISSION: $10, general admission. Tickets available at the door.
RATING: Not rated
RUN TIME: 1 hour 33 minutes

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