THE BAT (1926) - Anything But Silent!

Featuring Live Theater Organ Accompaniment by Ben Model!
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Cinema Arts Centre - Cinema 1 Wed, Oct 26 7:30 PM


Anything But Silent

THE BAT (1926)

Featuring Live Theater Organ Accompaniment by Ben Model!

Wednesday, October 26th at 7:30 PM

Members $12 | Public $17

Based on the Broadway play by Mary Roberts Rinehart and Avery Hopwood, The Bat, follows a master criminal as he terrorizes a mansion filled with the guests of a mystery writer, in which $20,000 of stolen money is hidden. Soon a detective and the guests of the mansion join in a search for the location of the money and the identity of the Bat. The Bat served as the inspiration for the comic book superhero “Batman.” (US, 1926, 86min., Silent with English intertitles | Dir. Roland West)

Lobby card for THE BAT (1926)

Historical trade ad for THE BAT (1926)

Ben Model is one of America’s leading silent film accompanists, and has been playing piano and organ for silent films at the New York MoMA since 1984 and the CAC since 2006. Since March 16th, 2020, Ben has been hosting a weekly live-streamed silent film show from his living room, “The Silent Comedy Watch Party.” Click here to visit Ben's YouTube page!

Silent film accompanist Ben Model