The Vancouver Civic Theatres Silent Movie Mondays present Torrent
Escape to the 1920s silent movie era at the Orpheum theatre! Vancouver Civic Theatres is thrilled to present Silent Movie Mondays, an immersive experience that screens popular silent films accompanied by dramatic music played live on the historic Wurlitzer organ – the last theatre organ in Canada still performing in its original home.
A young girl (Greta Garbo) and her father are kicked out of their house by a cruel noblewoman, and the girl's heart is broken when her sweetheart Rafael (Ricardo Cortez), the noblewoman's son, won't go to Paris with them. After becoming an opera star in Paris, the girl returns to her homeland and finds her romance with the nobleman rekindled.
Following the show, Keith Blackmore of the Vancouver Film School will host a lively discussion about the movies and the role of silent films in the evolution of film history.
Join us in the West Coast Lounge for a pre-show performance by the Gatsby Strutters Jazz Band.
All at the historic Orpheum!
Go West (1925) is a classic comedy directed by and starring Buster Keaton, one of the most revered comic actors of the silent age.APR 8