Super Silent Sunday is a unique FREE screening series which makes available classic silent films with live musical accompaniment on the Arlington Theatre’s 1928 Wonder Morton Pipe Organ; one of only five still in existence. Super Silent Sunday gives audiences the opportunity to connect with the rich history of cinema in a novel way, paying homage to its earliest beginnings.
2018 will feature Charlie Chaplin’s 1931 classic CITY LIGHTS – Sunday, February 4 – 2:00pm Arlington Theatre
A hapless but resilient tramp (Charlie Chaplin) falls in love with a blind flower girl (Virginia Cherrill) on the tough city streets. Upon learning that she and her grandmother are to be evicted from their home, the tramp undertakes a series of attempts to provide them with the money they need, all of which end in humiliating failure. But after a drunken millionaire (Harry Myers) lavishly rewards him for saving his life, the tramp can change the flower girl’s life forever.
Past screenings have included:
The Freshman (1925)
Robin Hood (1922)
The Iron Mask (1929)
The Thief of Bagdad (1924)
The Mark of Zorro (1920)
The Black Pirate (1926)
The Phantom of the Opera (1925)