All films for 2022 wil be projected to the movie screen from DVD.


"Live" on Fri., Oct. 28, 2022
25th Annual

Silents in the Cathedral

This free event is sponsored by
The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

with the cooperation of the
Kansas Silent Film Festival, Inc.

Grace Cathedral, 701 SW 8th St., Topeka, KS
Start Time: 7 PM

The Haunted Castle, directed by Georges MeliesKoko, The Fortune Teller, KokoThe Caretaker's Daughter, with Charley Chase Music by
Dr. Marvin Faulwell,
playing the Cathedral organ
with Bob Keckeisen,
--Together Marvin & Bob will be playing a dazzling "live" music score for these featured movies, featuring use of the cathedral's organ.

Introductions by
Denise Morrison, Film Historian

Short Subjects:

Haunted Castle (1896)
Directed by Georges Méliès
(3 minutes)

The Fortune Teller (1923)
Annimation starring Koko the Clown 
(8 minutes)

The Caretaker's Daughter (1925)
Comedy starring Charley Chase
(20 minutes)

There will be a brief intermission between the shorts and the feature presentation, but all should return for the feature presentation.


The Golem (1920)
Inspired by a Jewish folktale, this feature was written by Paul Wegener & Henrik Galeen
Directed by and starring Paul Wegener
(75 minutes)
German subtitles are supplimented at this event by projected translation into English

All films for 2022 wil be projected to the movie screen from DVD.