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Silent film screening of “The General” with Ben Model, live piano accompaniment
October 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmfree
On Wednesday October 9 at 7:30 p.m., Shippensburg University will present a silent film with LIVE piano music in the Luhrs Performing Arts Center on the university campus. This type of event has never been held before at Shippensburg or in the region. Ben Model, silent film composer/accompanist at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City will present The General, (1926) with Buster Keaton as young Johnny Gray, seeking to redeem himself from rejection by the Confederate army and from perceived cowardice by his beloved Annabelle Lee (Marion Mack).
The performance is free and open to the public. Parking is available next to the theater.