Saturday

Silent Film with Dennis James at the Wurlitzer organ

The Student Prince of Old Heidelberg (silent, 1927)

In this eloquent, bittersweet film, the young prince leaves his sheltered life to attend the university and falls in love. Duty calls, however, and he must accept his crown.

With Ramon Novarro, Norma Shearer, Jean Hersholt, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Philippe De Lacy, Edgar Norton, Bobby Mack, Edward Connelly, Otis Harlan.

Directed by Ernst Lubitsch. Written by Hans Kraly, from the play Old Heidelberg by W. Meyerforster, and the operetta by Dorothy Donelly and Sigmund Romberg. Photographed by John Mescall. MGM.

Dennis James at the mighty Wurlitzer.

Plays Satuday night (January 21) at 7:30.

 

Sunday

Silent Film with Dennis James at the Wurlitzer organ

Passion (aka Madame DuBarry) (silent, 1919)

Madame DuBarry rises from impoverished daughter of a seamstress to the mistress of King Louis XV, but the Revolution is looming.

This early drama by Lubitsch has lavish sets and stars his early muse Pola Negri, plus Emil Jannings as the King.

With Pola Negri, Emil Jannings, Harry Liedtke, Eduard von Winterstein, Reinhold Schunzel, Else Berna, Fred Immler.

Directed by Ernst Lubitsch. Produced by Paul Davidson. Written by Norbert Falk, Hanns Kraly. Cinematography by Theodor Sparkuhl. Approx. 1 hour, 45 minutes.

Dennis James at the mighty Wurlitzer.

Plays Sunday afternoon (January 22) at 3:00.