ONLINE EVENT - Buster Keaton in GO WEST (1925) - Live-Stream with Live Piano Accompaniment by Ben Model!

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This program is streaming live only once at 7:00 PM Eastern Time. Admission is non-refundable/non-exchangeable.


A LIVE "Anything But Silent" Event!

Buster Keaton in GO WEST

featuring Live Piano Accompaniment by BEN MODEL from home!

Live Streaming on Tuesday, August 17th at 7:00 PM Eastern Time!

General Admission is Pay-What-You-Want! – Click "Buy Tickets" above for price options

In an unusual twist on the romantic comedy formula, Buster Keaton stars opposite an affectionate cow in the Western Comedy, Go West (1925). Friendless Homer Holiday drifts west eventually finding employment on the Thompson ranch. He soon befriends Brown Eyes, a cow that he bonds with after she saves his life. When Brown Eyes is included in a shipment of cattle bound for the slaughterhouse, Homer goes along in hopes of rescuing her. But when the herd escapes from the cattle cars, causing chaos through downtown L.A.; it is then up to Friendless to round them up and save the day. Look closely during the hilarious stampede scene to see Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle playing a part in drag. (USA, 1925, 68 min., NR, Silent with English intertitles | Dir. Buster Keaton)

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!

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