The Rat is a British silent film drama, directed by Graham Cutts and starring Ivor Novello, Mae Marsh and Isabel Jeans. The film is based on a play written by Novello and Constance Collier, set in the Parisian criminal underworld.
It is being shown at the Musical Museum, close to Kew Gardens.
Tickets are £10 on the door or in advance on[masked].
More details here:
Not only will we have Donald MacKenzie accompanying on the Wurlitzer organ, we will also have Catherine Bott, a leading soprano and BBC Radio 3 presenter providing a musical introduction to the screening.
And an interesting Guardian review and comment on Novello can be read here:
The plan is to meet at the Museum and go for a drink somewhere close by afterwards.
Hope to see you there!