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Tickets $5! Silent with live musical accompaniment by Ben Model

Adapted from a children’s book by Frances Hodgson Burnett (“The Little Princess,” “The Secret Garden”), this 1924 feature was a vehicle for the child star Baby Peggy (Diana Serra Cary, turning 97 this October). A typical Burnett tale of a traumatic childhood leading to a compensatory discovery of independence and imagination, the material makes a surprisingly good fit for its young director, William Seiter, who would go on to become one of Hollywood’s most accomplished directors of character comedy (SONS OF THE DESERT, IF YOU COULD ONLY COOK). (Note courtesy of MoMA.)
DIR William A. Seiter; SCR Lois Zellner, from the play “The Burglar” by Augustus E. Thomas and the book “Editha’s Burglar” by Frances Hodgson Burnett; PROD Carl Laemmle. US, 1924, b&w, 60 min, DCP. NOT RATED

No passes accepted.

Screening with short film:

THE KNOCKOUT (1923) (Hal Roach's "Dippy Doo Dads," an all-animal cast)

William A. Seiter
90 Minutes
Silent family

FAMILY SECRET, THE (1924) Showtimes

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