Easy Money Charlie makes a dishonest living duping swells out of their pocket change but when the girl he shielded from her past has her future threatened, a hero is revealed. Rich in colorful details of New York’s Bowery district this unassuming little gem from hit-maker Herbert Brenon also marks the debut of Louise Brooks.
Restoration by San Francisco Silent Film Festival
Live music by Donald Sosin
Pianist Donald Sosin has been creating and performing silent film music for fifty years, playing for major festivals, archives, and DVD recordings. He has been resident accompanist at New York’s Film Society of Lincoln Center, the Museum of the Moving Image, and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. His scores are heard regularly on Turner Classic Movies and his music accompanies films on more than fifty DVD releases. Donald has performed at SFSFF since 2007.
Image credit: Pamela Gentile