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Beyond Silent! with Free Planet Radio presents Steamboat Bill Jr.

Sunday, July 14, 2024
1928 Rated: Not Rated Running Time: 1 hour 10 minutes Classic-Comedy In this silent comedy, college boy William Canfield Jr. (Buster Keaton) reunites with his boat captain father in a Mississippi River town. Though he’s flummoxed by Willie’s citified appearance, the elder Canfield seems to have found an ally to help him compete with fellow riverboat owner John James King (Tom McGuire). Willie finds himself falling for King’s daughter, Mary (Marion Byron), but he has more pressing concerns when the weather turns bad and his father in arrested. Asheville, NC’s own, Free Planet Radio, will perform an original live score during the feature, and then perform a set of their own music afterward. Will call tickets may be picked up at The Cary Box Office beginning one hour prior to the movie.