Feature Presentation THE VORTEX (Gainsborough Pictures - 1928)
Ivor Novello, Willette Kershaw, Frances Doble, Alan Hollis, Dorothy Fane. Written by Noel Coward. Directed by Adrian Brunel. ~ ~ ~ The vortex swirls about a romantic quadrangle involving a mother, her son, her son's fiancee and the mother's lover. Daring in its day, this unique silent deals with infidelity and drug use, with overtones of homosexuality and incest. Transferred from a very good print of this extremely rare title.
Short Subject FELIX THE CAT HITS THE DECK (Pat Sullivan Cartoons - 1927)
Felix the Cat. Directed by Otto Messmer. ~ ~ ~ Felix really gets into his deck of cards. Cleverly written intertitles.