THE LAST LAUGH BY F.W. MURNAU – ‘SILENTS’ FILM SCREENING & TALK JUST £5

The Last Laugh (F.W. Murnau, 1924) Film screening and discussion | £5 | 1 Aug 2015 | 2.30pm | The Cinema Museum, London SE11   • Join Hercules Editions at London’s atmospheric Cinema Museum for a screening of this silent classic from the director of Nosferatu, plus a discussion between BFI silent film curator Bryony Dixon and writers Simon Barraclough … Continue reading THE LAST LAUGH BY F.W. MURNAU – ‘SILENTS’ FILM SCREENING & TALK JUST £5

The Last Laugh by F.W. Murnau – ‘Silents’ film screening & talk at The Cinema Museum, just £5

The Last Laugh (F.W. Murnau, 1924) Film screening and discussion | £5 | 1 Aug 2015 | 2.30pm | The Cinema Museum, London SE11 Join Hercules Editions at London’s atmospheric Cinema Museum for a screening of this silent classic from the director of Nosferatu, plus a discussion between BFI silent film curator Bryony Dixon and writers Simon Barraclough and Claire … Continue reading The Last Laugh by F.W. Murnau – ‘Silents’ film screening & talk at The Cinema Museum, just £5

‘Rich in mystery’ – Silent London reviews Silents

“This elegantly designed book is a heartfelt, original account of one viewer’s headlong tilt into silent cinema. If you love silent film too, it will stir your passions anew. And delightfully, it is just as rich in mystery and multilayered meanings as the best of early cinema.” Pamela Hutchinson reviewing Silents by Claire Crowther in Silent London,  11 June … Continue reading ‘Rich in mystery’ – Silent London reviews Silents

Silents

By Claire Crowther • Signed first edition of 300 / ISBN 978-0-9572738-3-2 / £10 • Claire Crowther is a poet who is constantly breaking new ground with her innovative and genre-defying style. In Silents her subject is early cinema, the strange and wordless shadow world of gestures and expressions, populated by witches and vampyres, and … Continue reading Silents

Hercules Editions winter poetry workshops (booking closed)

BOOKING IS NOW CLOSED, THANKS TO ALL WHO TOOK PART. Now the days are drawing in, join our authors for a series of mind-warming winter writing days at Travelling Through bookshop, an independent gem on London’s South Bank. You can prowl old Lambeth’s streets on an urban exploration; delve into the psychological depths where silent film … Continue reading Hercules Editions winter poetry workshops (booking closed)

What is She Saying? – Claire Crowther in free event at Southbank Centre 7 Oct

Hercules Editions author Claire Crowther will be appearing at a free event at the The Saison Poetry Library, Royal Festival Hall, on 7 October. Full details are on the Southbank Centre’s website here, where they say: What is She Saying? presents poems inspired by early twentieth-century silent film. Three very different poetic responses summon up the voices … Continue reading What is She Saying? – Claire Crowther in free event at Southbank Centre 7 Oct

What is She Saying? – Claire Crowther in free Southbank Centre event 7 Oct

Hercules Editions author Claire Crowther will be appearing at a free event at the The Saison Poetry Library, Royal Festival Hall, on 7 October. Full details are on the Southbank Centre’s website here, where they say: What is She Saying? presents poems inspired by early twentieth-century silent film. Three very different poetic responses summon up the voices … Continue reading What is She Saying? – Claire Crowther in free Southbank Centre event 7 Oct

‘The Last Laugh’ panel discussion with Claire Crowther: report and video

Watch the video here. To celebrate the launch of Claire Crowther’s silent film-inspired book Silents, Hercules Editions, in collaboration with the Cinema Museum, organised a screening of FW Murnau’s famous silent film The Last Laugh. The event took place on Saturday 1 August 2015, and attracted a packed audience of over 50 film-and-poetry lovers, who were free to wander the … Continue reading ‘The Last Laugh’ panel discussion with Claire Crowther: report and video