El Paso, TX

July 28 - August 7, 2022 • El Paso, TX

Plaza Days III

Silent Classic
Saturday, August 6
Plaza Theatre Kendle Kidd Performance Hall

Before he wows us with his accompaniment to the silent classic Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood at 1 pm Sunday, Aug. 7, special guest Walt Strony will show off all the bells and whistles in the Plaza Theatre’s Wyler Mighty Wurlitzer Pipe Organ with two Buster Keaton silent comedy shorts. The Scarecrow (1920, 18 minutes, digital) features Keaton as a farmhand who competes with his roommate for the affections of the farmer’s daughter. Check out the labor-saving devices in his humble abode. In The Electric House (1922, 23 minutes, digital), Keaton plays a a botany student who accidentally picks up someone’s engineering degree and is asked to wire someone’s home.

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Starring: Buster Keaton
Rated: NR