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The Moving Picture Show
The Moving Picture Show

Fri, Jun 02

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Sedalia

The Moving Picture Show

Ragtime musicians accompany two silent films.

Time & Location

Jun 02, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:40 PM

Sedalia, 111 W 5th St, Sedalia, MO 65301, USA

About the event

Enjoy an evening of high-flying comedy films from the golden age of silent cinema, the way they were meant to be seen: as a communal experience on the big screen with room-filling live accompaniment and a responsive audience.

Adam Swanson starts things off with a lush movie medley, then Frederick Hodges accompanies a lively 1929 Laurel and Hardy short: “Liberty,” where a

feisty crab in Laurel’s trousers becomes the least of his worries!

After a brief intermission, the full 11-piece Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra takes the stage and the high jinks continue as Harold Lloyd stars in the thrilling 1923 feature “Safety Last!,” which finds Lloyd going to great lengths (and heights) for the woman he loves.

If you’ve never experienced a silent film with a full orchestral score performed live, well, you ain’t heard nothin’ yet! Master of Ceremonies: Andrew Greene.

At 7:30 pm Friday, June 2, 2023 in the Liberty Center

Performers:

  • Frederick Hodges,
  • Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra,
  • Adam Swanson

Tickets purchased on our website will NOT be mailed to you.

They will be held at the Liberty Center will-call site.

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