Opens: Sat 12 Sep, 12:00pm

Second Saturday Silent Cinema

Saturday 12 September 2015

A tribute to silent film that only the Music Box can offer! Named by Chicago Magazine as the Best New Film Series of 2011. Now presented on the second Saturday of every month at noon!

As part of the Music Box’s commitment to screening classic films, we are delighted to announce what we hope to be an annual series of silent films. Thanks to a number of improvements during the past year, we believe there’s no better place in Chicago to see silent film! We want to share that experience with you throughout 2013 with a special monthly silent film series. Our excellent house organist Dennis Scott will be accompanying all films.


Saturday, September 12th

  • 12:00pm: Submarine


Tickets $10 each, $8 for students and seniors


Submarine (1928)

directed by Frank Capra starring Jack Holt, Dorothy Revier, Ralph Graves

Navy man Jack Reagon (Jack Holt) falls for and marries dance-hall girl Bessie (Dorothy Revier), an indecisive lass who can’t adjust to matrimony. Natch, a love affair starts between Bessie and Reagon’s longtime Navy pal Bob Mason (Ralph Graves), who later becomes trapped underwater in a sunken submarine — and it’s up to Jack to put aside his anger to save his friend’s life. So successful was Submarine that Capra re-teamed with Holt and Graves for two more romantic-triangle rescue dramas: his early talkies Flight (1929) and Dirigible (1931).

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