Before talkies, there were, uh, "silenties." Check out the early days of cinemaThursday, see two Harold Lloyd movies, Number, Please? (1920) and Safety Last (1923), with discussion by Rick Worland, chair of SMU's Cinema-TV department. On Friday, Buster Keaton's One Week(1921) and The General (1927) are followed by comments from professor Sean Griffin. Screenings are from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday in McCord Auditorium, 306 Dallas Hall, Southern Methodist University, 3225 University Blvd. Admission is free. Call 214-768-4397 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thu., April 27, 7-10 p.m.; Fri., April 28, 7-10 p.m.