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"The King of the Kongo" in Indianapolis

at Unknown

Jul 26 2013

 The 1929 film "The King of the Kongo" featuring Boris Karloff was the first movie sound serial, not seen for more than 80 years. The surviving prints of the film do not include sound, because the sound was originally played from Vitaphone discs that have long been lost.

Film collector and preservationist Eric Grayson discovered three of those discs and has restored one chapter of the serial including original sound. The surviving film was dark and substantially worn, but Grayson painstakingly

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Admission: $10 general admission, $7 for members of Indiana Landmarks 



Additional time info:

7:30 – 9:30 pm

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