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After the film, organist Brett Miller will stay for a Q&A.
“Harold Lloyd manages to make the characters sympathetic enough to carry the audience’s concern on his journey of crazy stunts and mishaps. One of the best of this era.” – Empire Magazine
Special thanks to the Theatre Organ Society of the Delaware Valley (TOSDV) for use of their Wurlitzer Theatre Organ.
Brett Miller was a finalist in the American Theatre Organ Society’s Young Organist Competition and has been performing for the past ten years over the country specializing in the art of Silent film accompaniment. He has been featured with the New Jersey Capital Philharmonic at the Trenton War Memorial as well as opened for the sold-out appearance of George R.R. Martin, author of the Game of Thrones. He was featured on PBS “State of the Arts” as well as in the Philadelphia Inquirer “We The People” for his organ accompaniment and preservation of silent films. Along with his brother he founded musicalpromise.org , a musical initiative to help fund the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Brett has received the White House Student Film Festival honorable mention for a film featuring this community service work. Prior to his present studying as an undergraduate student at the Eastman School of Music, Brett was involved in the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra as well as many school-related musical organizations and was awarded for these efforts. He is an active advocate for the education of the presentation of silent films and performing the scores to them “live to picture”. Brett continues to be involved in various organizations including Empire Film and Media Ensemble, the Garden State Theatre Organ Society, the Rochester Theatre Organ Society, the American Theatre Organ Society, and the Historic Pipe Organs at Boardwalk Hall.
General Admission: $20.00
Seniors/ Veterans/ Children (under 12): $18.00
Please note that all Non-Member ticket prices include a processing fee of $2.00.
A boy (Harold Lloyd) moves to New York City to make enough money to support his loving girlfriend (Mildred Davis), but soon discovers that making it in the big city is harder than it looks. When he hears that a store manager will pay $1,000 to anyone who can draw people to his store, he convinces his friend, the “human fly,” (Bill Strother) to climb the building and split the profit with him. But when his pal gets in trouble with the law, he must complete the crazy stunt on his own.
- Genre Comedy
- Director Fred C. Newmeyer & Sam Taylor
- Released 1923
- Runtime 1h 14m
- Rated NR
- Studio Hal Roach Studios
- CountryUnited States