Sunday, January 15th, 2017 @ 4PM in Manhattan [silent film accompaniment]

When: Sunday, January 15th @ 4PM
What: Family Jewels: Child Progen
*This program accompanies Cruel and Unusual Comedy: Astonishing Shorts from the Slapstick Era.

These problem children (both human and monkey) disrupt schools, picnics, and kidnappers’ plans in these cinematic tantrums. Featuring Our Gang, Anita Garvin, Marion Byron, the Fox Monkeys, and Max Davidson.

Program Approx. 110 min.

The Ransom of Red Chief. 1911. USA. Directed by J. Searle Dawley

Edgar’s Feast Day. 1921. USA. Directed by Mason N. Litson

Jungle Pals. 1923. USA. Directed by Lewis Seiler

Oh, Teacher! 1924. USA. Directed by Fred Hibbard

Going Ga-Ga. 1929. USA. Directed by James W. Horne, Gilbert Pratt

School Begins. 1928. USA. Directed by Robert McGowan

Where: Museum of Modern Art
11 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019
Nearest Subway: 5 Ave/53 St on M/V, 57 St on F, 47-50 Sts on B/D/F/M

Admission: $12 ($10 for senior citizens, $8 for students / free for Museum members)
Admission to the day’s film program is free for Museum ticket holders, but separate screening tickets are required. A film admission ticket does not include admission to the Museum galleries. The price of a film admission ticket may be applied toward the price of a Museum admission ticket or MoMA membership within 30 days.

Sunday January 15th, 2017 by Makia Matsumura
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