The Lost World - The Curzon

PUBLISHED: 12:00 21 June 2011

The Lost World is being shown at the Curzon on Friday

The Lost World is being shown at the Curzon on Friday


THE magic of silent cinema will be brought to Clevedon this month when the 1925 adaptation of The Lost World is shown with a new live score.

Based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s much-filmed novel, the story follows an expedition led by Professor Challenger to a remote land where prehistoric beasts live.

The film features pioneering stop-motion special effects by the great Willis O’Brien, a few years before his work on King Kong.

To be shown at The Curzon Community Cinema in Old Church Road at 7.45pm on Friday, the film will be accompanied live by John ‘JJ’ Garden, the keyboard player and musical director with the chart-topping band the Scissor Sisters.

He said: “I will be improvising the score as in the old days but using modern technology to hopefully achieve a sound that echoes my boyhood memories of seeing this classic silent movie.”

Tickets for The Lost World, priced £6-7.50, are available from The Curzon box office on 01275 871000.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the North Somerset Times. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Most Read

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Most Read

Latest from the North Somerset Times