Silent Film Festival
SF Silent Festival presents The Spanish Dancer, based on a story by Vicente Blasco-Ibañez.
The Spanish Dancer (USA, 1923, approximately 105 minutes) is the tale of gypsy dancer Pola Negri’s love, penniless nobleman Don Cesar de Bazan. Staring Antonio Moreno as de Bazan, known in later life for roles in such classics as Creature from the Black Lagoon and John Ford’s The Searchers. Madrid born Moreno was a major star during the silent era.
Buy tickets for this screening, which will be accompanied by renowned silent film composer Donald Sosin on keyboard, with Jim Washburn and Greg Smith on Spanish guitar, performing a score written for the film by Sosin and Martin de Ruiter.