Silent Film Festival

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Eisenhower Public Library District
Second Floor Meeting Room

Event Details

For the first time in twenty years, an entire year’s worth of movies are entering the public domain. In 2019, works first published in 1923 will become free to creatively re-edit, adapt, or screen publicly. We’re celebrating with screenings of 1923’s best silent features interspersed with shorts.

9:30 AM: A Woman of Paris
When Marie St. Clair believes she has been jilted by her fiance when he fails to meet her at the railway station, she goes off to Paris alone. Directed by Charles Chaplin. 1h 22m.

11:05 AM: The Hunchback of Notre Dame
In fifteenth century Paris a freakish hunchback falls in love with the gypsy queen.Starring Lon Chaney Sr. 1h 50m.

1:30 PM: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man. Starring John Barrymore. 1h 22m.

3:15 PM: Safety Last

For a publicity stunt, a store clerk climbs the outside of a tall building. Starring Harold Lloyd. 1h 15m.
Event Type(s): Movie
Age Group(s): Adults, Seniors
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