A Night at the Silent Movies in Qualicum Beach

One of Charlie Chaplin’s finest movies The Kid, which was written and directed by Chaplin, will be playing at TOSH

Coming up in the new year is A Night at the Silent Movies at The Old Schoolhouse Arts Centre.

One of Charlie Chaplin’s finest movies The Kid, which was written and directed by Chaplin, will be playing at TOSH (122 W. Fern Rd., Qualicum Beach) on Feb. 3 at 7 p.m.

The Kid, released in 1921, follows a woman who abandons her newborn baby in a limousine, but the baby ends up in a garbage can. Charlie the Tramp finds the abandoned baby and makes a home for him. A few years later, the mother of the abandoned baby comes looking for her child.

The film stars Chaplin as A Tramp, Jackie Coogan as The Child, Edna Purviance as The Woman and Carl Miller as The Man.

The showing will also feature live accompaniment and movie discussion by Bruce Vogt.

Tickets are $20 and include light refreshments. Tickets sell out quickly.

For more information, visit www.theoldschoolhouse.org or call 250-752-6133.

— Submitted by TOSH