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THE FIRST BORN

Sunday, August 8

4:45 ♪ 

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♪ LIVE PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT BY STEVE STERNER

Director Miles Mander
Cast Madeleine Carroll, Miles Mander, John Loder
Screenplay Miles Mander, Alma Reville
Cinematography Walter Blakeley
1928 | UK | 35mm print courtesy of the BFI, London | Approx. 101 min
Silent with English Intertitles

Back from a trip, philandering husband Miles Mander is delighted when a pre-blonde Madeleine Carroll (The 39 Steps) presents him with a son – although it’s actually her manicurist’s. And then … with two neck-snapping final twists. Co-written by Alma Reville.

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