At a glance timetable – 2017

A Sister of Six (1927)

A Sister of Six (1927)

WEDNESDAY 13 SEPTEMBER  2017

PUBLIC COLLOQUIUM  SILENT TO SOUND

9am-10.30am  Registration

10.30am -12pm  SESSION 1

John Ritchie: “…tries to talk with a Scotch Accent.”

Nyasha Sibanda: “Here to Stay”: Sound Becomes Inevitable in 1928-1930

Laurie Ede: George Pearson: a Philosophy of Sound

12pm-1pm  LUNCH & BOOK LAUNCH

1pm-2.30pm  SESSION 2

Michael Eaton: Mr Gilfil’s Love Story (1920) Presentation and screening

Bryony Dixon: E.A.Humphriss and the super blooper: a few oddities in the transition to sound film.

Gerhild Krebbs: Sounding out Self and Other for British Audiences, 1927-1939

2.30pm-2.45pm   BREAK

2.45pm-4.15pm SESSION 3

Geoff Brown: From Orchestra Pit to Spool Box: Musical Accompaniments in Early British Talkies

Henry K Miller: British Sounds 1925–7

4.15pm-4.30pm  BREAK

4.30pm-6pm SESSION 4

Jonathan Best: Improvisation in silent-era keyboard accompaniments

Federico Striuli: The Italian cinema from silence to sound: films and production strategies in the period of the transition.

6pm-7.30pm   DINNER

8pm-10pm St Mary De Castro Church

Edgar Allan Poe evening

The fall of the House of Usher, The Tell Tale Heart, Prelude

Presented by Bryony Dixon

THURSDAY 14 SEPTEMBER

SILENT TO SOUND

9am-10.30am

Rookery Nook (1930) 76 mins

The Aldwych Farce and early sound cinema. Introduced by Geoff Brown

10.30am-11am BREAK 

11am-12.30pm

Raise the Roof (1930) 77 mins.

Introduced by Laraine Porter

12.30pm-1.30pm LUNCH

1.30pm-2.20pm

“The Last Silent Picture Show” 50mins.

Presented by Geoff Brown

2.20pm-2.45pm  BREAK

2.45pm-4.15pm

Such is the Law 88 mins

4.15pm-4.45pm BREAK

Suspense  (1930) 81 mins

Introduced by Geoff Brown

6.15pm-8pm DINNER & WINE RECEPTION

8pm-10pm

Cocktails (1928)

Introduced by Laraine Porter

FRIDAY 15 SEPTEMBER

BRITISH SILENTS

9am-11am

Balaclava (1928) 72min

Men Like These (1931). 45 mins

Introduced by Laraine Porter

11am-11.30am BREAK

11.30am-12.30pm

“Around the World in 20 Films: Asian focus”.

Presented by Bryony Dixon

12.30pm-1.30pm LUNCH

1.30pm-3.30pm

Dawson City: Frozen Time (120 mins)

3.30pm-4pm BREAK

4pm-5.20pm

The Great Flood (2012)  80mins (TBC)

5.20pm-5.45pm BREAK

5.45pm-7.15pm

Anders al die Andern/ Different from the Others (1919) 50mins.

Plus illustrated talk by Dr Matthew Jones

7.15pm-8.30pm DINNER

8.30pm -10pm

Hands Up! (1926) 70mins

SATURDAY 16 SEPTEMBER

BRITISH SILENTS

9am-10.30am

Women Variety Performers on Phonofilm.

Presented by Tony Fletcher

Early sound and recording systems

Presented by Phil Carli

 

10.30am-11am BREAK

P.G Wodehouse programme.

Rodney Fails to Qualify, Ordeal by Golf, The Long Hole.

Plus reading by Neil Brand and Bryony Dixon

12.30pm-1.30pm LUNCH

1.30pm-2.45pm

Family Matinee   Canine Capers

Wedding Bells,  Limousine Love, Teddy at the Throttle & Rescued by Rover

2.45pm-3pm BREAK

3pm-4.30pm

The Pleasure Garden (1925)  75mins.

Introduced by Neil Brand

4.30pm-4.45pm BREAK

4.45pm-6.30pm 

A Sister of Six (1926) 102 mins

6.30pm-8pm DINNER

8pm-10pm

Vampyr  (1932) 70mins

With Minima and Stephen Horne

SUNDAY 17 SEPTEMBER

BRITISH SILENTS

9.15am-10.30am

Paradise (1928) 90mins.

10.45am-11.15am BREAK

11.15am-12.30pm

The Flying Scotsman (1929)

Introduced by Steve Foxon

12.30pm-1.30pm LUNCH

1.30pm-3pm

‘Slow Silents’    Silent Canal and barge programme

Introduced by Bryony Dixon.

3pm-3.30pm BREAK

3.30pm-5pm

Jenny Gilbertson from silent to sound. The Rugged Island: a Shetland Lyric (1933)  silent 60mins

Presented by Sarah Neely

5pm-5.30pm BREAK

5.30pm – 7pm

Hirondelle et la Mésange (1920), 80mins

END

 

 

 

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