"Sherlock Jr" and "Battling Butler": Live Music + Silent Film

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"Sherlock Jr" and "Battling Butler": Live Music + Silent Film

2 Buster Keaton silent films 09.30.22 at Little Theatre Auditorium, featuring live music by The Clear Outs (Johnny Hunter, Jon Marchand)!

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New London Little Theatre 24 Central Ave E New London, MN 56273

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In honor of this year’s Silent Movie Day, New London Roaming Cinema will be showing a double feature of Buster Keaton on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 at Little Theatre Auditorium in New London MN. 📽Comedian/Director 🎬 Buster Keaton has had two biographies released this year; come to the theatre to see why this silent comedian still connects with a modern world.

See 2 Buster Keaton feature films while hearing a live soundtrack of rock music 🎶 played by the Clear Outs, featuring Johnny Hunter, Jon Marchand and friends. 🎸

Enjoy adult beverages 🍸🍹 at the Auditorium Bar and Lounge 🥂.

Sherlock Jr. (1924, Director Buster Keaton) 46 minutes

Dreamer Projectionist enters movie, solves robbery and wins his girl’s heart. This romantic comedy has plenty of stunts, camera tricks, and pure fun.

Battling Butler (1926, Director Buster Keaton) 1 hour, 16.5 minutes

Glam-camping scenes as a millionaire falls for a sweet mountain girl. Young man lies about identity, hilarity ensues Silent rom-com proves that in spite of lies and mistaken identity, you can be accepted and find true love.

Show ticket: $10 online (ahead of time) or in person at the door (night of show).

5:30p Doors Open

6:30p Comedy shorts

7:00p 1st Feature: Sherlock Jr. (46 minutes)

7:50p Intermission/Shorts (15 - 20 minutes)

8:10p 2nd Feature: Battling Butler (1 hour 17 minutes)

The 4th annual Silent Film Fest is a collaboration between Little Theatre Auditorium and New London Roaming Cinema. Activity is funded in part with grants from the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council made possible by the voters of Minnesota, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund, and the New London-Spicer Area Fund (NLSAF) of the Willmar Area Community Foundation .

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Scene from Sherlock Jr. featuring comedian/director Buster Keaton.

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"Battling Butler" (1926) scene features Sally O'Neil, Snitz Edwards, and Buster Keaton.

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