Loading Events

The Harmonie Band Presents

Buster Keaton Double Bill: Sherlock Jr / One Week + Live music

Mon 10 Dec, 7:30pm at Red Brick Auditorium

Tickets: £8 , approx running time: 75mins

Age: U

Join us for a double bill of Buster Keaton classics with live music from the Harmonie Band.

Harmonie Band (Geeta Nazareth – Viola, Dai Pritchard – Clarinet/Saxophone, Paul Robinson – Keyboards/Accordion) have made appearances at many UK film festivals and Art Centres. and we look forward to welcoming them to Square Chapel for an evening of Classic film featuring…

‘One Week’ (1920)

A newly wedded couple attempts to build a house with a prefabricated kit, unaware that a rival sabotaged the kit’s component numbering. A cautionary tale for DiY enthusiasts!

‘Sherlock Junior’ (1924)

Sherlock, Jr. was the third feature-length film Buster Keaton made as an independent after switching to the longer format following a series of brilliant 2-reelers in the early 1920s. Coming after the nuanced and leisurely Our Hospitality (1923), Sherlock, Jr. is by comparison a non-stop collection of gags and stunts, with enough innovation and energy for two features. It is one of Keaton’s best-loved films and was a major influence on Woody Allen’s ‘The Purple Rose of Cairo’