Paul Leni’s first American feature The Cat and the Canary set the template for the “Old Dark House” genre, serving up genuine chills within its zanily funny plot as relatives of eccentric millionaire Cyrus West converge on his haunted mansion for the reading of the will.
4K restoration in 2022 by The Museum of Modern Art with support from the Celeste Bartos Fund for Film Preservation
Live music by Utsav Lal
Steinway’s Young Artist of 2010, Utsav Lal made his debut at the age of eighteen with his rendition of Indian ragas on the piano, stunning the world with his innovative handling of Hindustani classical music on a Western instrument. Often referred to as the “Raga Pianist,” he has gained international recognition, performing everywhere from Ireland to Singapore, Germany to Kuwait, and beyond.
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