"Live" on Fri., Oct. 29, 2021
Silents in the Cathedral
This free event is sponsored by
The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
with the cooperation
Kansas Silent Film Festival, Inc.
Grace Cathedral, 701 SW 8th St., Topeka, KS
Start Time: 7 PM
Dr. Marvin Faulwell,
played on the Cathedral organ
with Bob Keckeisen,
Together they will be playing a dazzling new music score for this feature, "live" at the Cathedral.
Whimsical Illusions (1909)
film magic, directed by Georges Méliès
The Crazy Ray (1922)
surreal Sci-Fi, directed by René Clair
(1925) comedy starring Charley Chase
There will be a brief intermission between the shorts and the feature presentation. Popcorn and bottled water will be sold as a fundraiser
for the Cathedral Youth Group.
The Bells (1926)
starring Lionel Barrymore / Boris Karloff / Caroline Frances Cooke
directed by James Young and
inspired by the poem by Edgar Allen Poe
(68 minutes/color tinted & toned)
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Set-up & Rehursals on Fri.
Welcome & Introductions
Ovation & Chats
Our 24th Annual event had estimated attendance of about 300...with social distancing and mask-wearing required in this second year of Covid-19 pandemic...
our first live event since Feb. 2020.
Our thanks to all who attended!
Photos of our 2021 event are by Carol Yoho