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Captain January

January 11, 2015 - 11:00 am

Captain January  (1924)

Baby Peggy, “Hollywood’s Tiny Titan,” stars as the adorable Captain January, a shipwrecked orphan taken in and raised by kindly lighthouse keeper Jeremiah Judkins.  When the local townsfolk become concerned about the elderly Judkins’ ability to care for little January, she is determined to find a way to stay with her beloved guardian, in this charming silent drama.

Principal Pictures.  Producer: Sol Lesser.  Director: Edward F. Cline.  Screenwriter: Eve Unsell, John Grey.  Based on the novel by Laura Elizabeth Richards.  Cinematographer: Glen MacWilliams.  Cast: Hobart Bosworth, Baby Peggy, Irene Rich, Lincoln Stedman, Harry T. Morey.  35mm, b/w, silent with musical accompaniment, 64 min.

Recommended for ages 6+.  Live musical accompaniment provided by Cliff Retallick.

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