A silent film double bill with live musical accompaniment by Stephen Horne.
- A Couple of Down and Outs, 1923, directed by Walter Summers
The original War Horse – A Couple of Down and Outs tells the story of the bond between man and horse. Horses and mules were a vital part of the war effort: over 300,000 were imported through Avonmouth for transport duties. Perhaps 8,000,000 died during the fighting.
- Shoulder Arms, 1918, directed by Charlie Chaplin
Shoulder Arms was released in October 1918, weeks before the end of the war. Chaplin plays a soldier sent from training camp to the front line trenches, where his character helps to win the war…
Tickets include entry into Moved by Conflict before the film screening.
Please note: This event was originally scheduled to take place at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery but will now take place at M Shed.