Peter Pan

Monday, November 19
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1hr 45mins // directed by:Herbert Brenon // featuring:Betty Bronson, Anna May Wong

The first feature film adaptation of J.M. Barrie's classic play about a group of children who are brought to a magical land where no one ages. Evil pirate Captain Hook, however, seems to be lurking at every turn, but Peter Pan and his Lost Boys are able to keep him at bay.

The Coolidge is proud to present a restored 35mm print of this innovative 1924 film with a live harp score performed by Leslie McMichael, who is travelling the northeast with this wonderful presentation that is sure to enthrall the young-at-heart of all ages. McMichael's score incorporates elements of ragtime, Celtic-infused sea shanties, and poignant recurring themes for many of the main characters.

Tickets: $13 general / $10 children, students, seniors, and members

About Leslie McMichael:

Film geek and harpist-composer Leslie McMichael has toured and played live with classic silent films throughout the U.S. at theatres, museums and film festivals. Leslie has played her Peter Pan score live with the film for audiences from Seattle to Los Angeles, Oregon to New York.  A Seattle native, Leslie lives on Vashon Island in Washington State where she and her husband run the town’s film society. She also enjoys her daily ferry trips to the mainland to teach her large studio of Suzuki harp students. A Wellesley graduate, Leslie is delighted to return to the Boston-area and the Coolidge Corner Theatre where she attended many a foreign film in her college days.