October 2019

$10 Silent Film Night – The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari recounts the story of the mysterious mesmerist, Dr. Caligari, and his somnambulist, Cesare (the pale complexion and dark circles under his eyes would set the standard look for movie zombies). After their arrival in town, mysterious murders begin to occur and Francis, a local villager, suspects Cesare. When Francis's girlfriend is kidnapped by Cesare, it becomes obvious that Dr. Caligari is programming the somnambulist to carry out his murderous commands. Francis pursues Caligari to a mental asylum where Caligari is arrested and put into a straitjacket. But the conclusion provides a twist ending that forces audiences to reconsider everything they have just witnessed. ...
22 Oct
07:30 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174
December 2019

Laurel and Hardy Film Festival

3 Laurel and Hardy Classics! Live accompaniment will be provided by Jay Warren on the historic 1920's Arcada Theatre Organ! ...
14 Dec
11:00 AM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174
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