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The Strong Man with Live Theatre Organ Accompaniment

Directed by Frank Capra. US. 1926. NR. 1 hour 15 minutes. DVD.
Presented by TOSDV
Sun., June 2, 2019
Sunday
June 2, 2019
2:00 pm

The 1926 silent film classic The Strong Man, directed by Frank Capra (It’s a Wonderful Life) will be presented with live theatre organ accompaniment by Don Kinnear – who served as the Colonial’s house organist from 1974-1995.

After World War I ends, Belgian soldier Paul Bergot (Harry Langdon) joins with his former German rival, Zandow (Arthur Thalasso), and immigrates to America. While Zandow becomes a vaudevillian strong man, Paul searches for Mary (Priscilla Bonner), his longtime pen pal with whom he is in love. Paul searches for Mary by asking every woman he meets if she is Mary Brown. Will he ever find her? Join us to find out!

This program benefits the Theatre Organ Society of the Delaware Valley (TOSDV) Theatre Pipe Organ Restoration Fund. For additional information visit TOSDV.org; email tosdvinfo@verizon.net; or call 215-780-0831.

There is plenty of parking near the theatre, and it’s free on Sundays!

Tickets

Adults: $12
Children <15: $7
General admission seating. Ticket prices include a $2.00 per ticket Service Fee. Tickets available with cash, check or credit card at the Colonial Theatre Box Office, or online.