Now that Summer Under The Stars is over, TCM's Silent Sunday has come back. If you enjoy Silent Sunday, then rejoice! The event starts this Sunday, Sept 7 with the movie, "Within Our Gates." It was silent movie that was long thought to be lost, but luckily the film was restored by the Smithsonian Institute. Oscar Micheaux directed the film and it starred, Evelyn Preer, James D. Ruffin, and William Smith. The film starts at midnight.
"A Lady Chance," is the next week's silent movie (Sept. 14) and it also starts at 12:00 a.m. ET. Norma Shearer starred in "A Lady Chance," and the movie was directed by Hobart Henley and Robert Z. Leonard. The 1928 film is also known as Shearer's last silent picture.
"Torrent" is the second to the last movie to air for September's Silent Sunday. The air date by the way is Sept. 21. It's also a Greta Garbo movie that was directed by Monta Bell. "Torrent" is known as Garbo's Hollywood debut, so Garbo fans you won't want to miss this one! Don't forget to DVR or watch it at 12:00 a.m. ET.
The last movie to end September's Silent Sunday is the Erich von Stroheim directed movie, "The Merry Widow." The 1925 film starred John Gilbert, Mae Murray, and George Fawcett. Also like the rest of these movies it too will be airing at midnight and will be airing on Sept. 28.
So that's a look at September's Silent Sunday. It looks like TCM will airing some interesting picks, and if you've never seen a silent movie now is your chance!