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Mon 7 November 2016, 13:00 – 14:20 GMT
Lonesome is a lost treasure from Hollywood’s golden age, directed by pioneering explorer-anthropologistdoctor-
filmmaker, Paul Fejos. It’s a New York City symphony set in Coney Island during the Fourth of July weekend, with dynamic camera work, experimental editing and an innovative use of colour tinting and superimposition effects. Largely silent, the film was made in the early days of the talkie and has three token dialogue scenes, shown here with subtitles and live accompaniment by Simon Lindley on the beautiful pipe organ at Leeds Town Hall.