Following on from sell-out showings of Steamboat Bill Jr, Wings and The Hunchback of Notre Dame, acclaimed film organist Donald MacKenzie (resident organist at the Odeon, Leicester Square) returns to St John’s Notting Hill, W11 2NN, to accompany a big-screen showing of classic silent film The Wind (1928) on Saturday, October 24 from 8pm-9.15pm.
This masterpiece of the late silent film is famous for its elemental and emotional forces. An incessant, fearsome wind (created by the use of 7 aircraft propellers in the Californian Mojave desert) slowly drives Letty (Lilian Gish), stuck in a rickety shack on an inhospitable American prairie, out of her mind….
Don’t miss this special event featuring the evocative music of the restored organ. Just £10 per ticket. Full info and tickets here: www.stjohnsorganproject.com/the-wind