Yorkshire Silent Film Festival

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  • Stephen Joseph Theatre Westborough Scarborough, England, YO11 1JW United Kingdom (map)

Before Kander and Ebb's great Broadway musical, the true life story of boozy murderess Roxie Hart was told by producer Cecil B DeMille in this classic 1920s silent film. 

Phyllis Haver gives an astoundingly fine performance as the redoubtable Roxie Hart. This film may deal lightly with trials and juries, but there is throughout an element of truth in the action..it is a production that makes the most of the predicaments of a woman who has fired off a pistol in the heat of temper
— New York Times, 1927

With live piano accompaniment.

Tickets £7, £6 concessions, £5 SJT+ cardholders

Earlier Event: May 18
Buster Keaton in Sherlock Jr.
Later Event: May 19
Alfred Hitchcock's Blackmail