Rare screen­ing of early silent shorts

Yorkshire Post - Culture & The Guide - - FILM -

THE his­toric Hyde Park Pic­ture House, in Leeds, is to screen a pro­gramme of early cin­ema rar­i­ties from the ar­chive of the Than­houser Film Cor­po­ra­tion, an Amer­i­can pro­duc­tion com­pany which was ac­tive be­tween 1909 and 1918.

On June 13 Ju­dith Buchanan, Pro­fes­sor of Film and Lit­er­a­ture at the Univer­sity of York, will be joined by Ned Than­houser, grand­son of Amer­i­can film pi­o­neer Ed­win Than­houser, to present a pro­gramme of silent shorts from the Than­houser ar­chive, each ac­com­pa­nied by a live pi­anist.

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