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Sherlock Jr.

USA 1924, 49 min, Dir: Buster Keaton
100th Anniversary

 

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Sherlock Jr. tells the tale of a projectionist who longs to be a detective, and offers interesting insight into the history of showing films. Featuring in at #62 on the AFI’s 100 Years…100 Laughs funniest films list Sherlock Jr. is a delight to behold, it’s also one of the earliest examples of a film within a film.

 

This silent film will be presented with live organ arrangements by Vince Anderson. Following the screening, Vince will present a 15 minute demonstration on hockey organ techniques.

 

Vince Anderson is a local Edmonton musician who has played multiple instruments in multiple venues over many years. Besides being an organist at several Edmonton churches, he currently owns the bench at Rogers Place, playing home games for the Edmonton Oilers. He has a love for vintage instruments and all things Hammond.

 

 

Screenings

June 22, 2024
7:00 pm