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The Vintage Guide To London | December 18, 2017

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Film screening: silent classic Underground

Film screening: silent classic Underground

1901 Arts Club presents its very first silent film evening, a screening of ‘Underground’, Anthony Asquith’s acclaimed subterranean tale of love, jealousy and murder.

Before 7 Exton Street was transformed into a luxurious European-stylesSalon for events, the building enjoyed a previous life as a site office for London Underground during the 1990 Jubilee Line extension.

This little known fact about the venue combined with London celebrating the 150th anniversary of the London Underground this year makes Underground the perfect debut silent film screening at the Club.

Underground is a 1928 British silent drama film starring Brian Aherne, Elissa Landi, Cyril McLaglen, and Norah Baring. Set on and around the London Underground it is a working-class love story about “ordinary work-a-day people whose names are just Nell, Bill, Kate and Bert”. As the story unfolds we see a chance encounter on the Tube spark a violent love triangle between an electrician, a porter and a shop girl.

Costas Fotopoulos provides the live and entirely improvised piano accompaniment.

1901 Arts Club
7 Exton Street
Waterlo
London SE1 8UE

Nearest Tube: Waterloo

Wednesday 3 July 2013
7.30pm

Tickets £8/£6 conc

Comments

  1. Siobhan

    This event is already sold out! Why send info on an event and not link to where I can buy tickets!!!

  2. Lena Weber

    Um, there is a link and it wasn’t sold out when our post went live…