Charlie Chaplin’s The Immigrant

Maison symphonique March 23, 2024

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Explore the world of short films with Thomas Ospital, an organist who specializes in accompanying silent films. Set out on an adventure with Chaplin’s Tramp character, the eternal vagabond, in The Immigrant, a gem of the genre! This cinematic concert also features the pictorial world of Canadian filmmaker Norman McLaren with the experimental film Neighbours, and Spook Sport, an animated short film modelled on the music of Saint-Saëns’ Danse macabre.

Charlie CHAPLIN, The Immigrant (1917), (25 min.)
Norman MCLAREN, Neighbours (1952), (8 min.)
Norman MCLAREN, Spook Sport (1940), (8 min.)
Finalist film from the Kino Montreal Competition


  • Venue : Maison symphonique
  • Producer / Presenter : Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM)
  • Artists : Thomas Ospital (organ) | Concert without orchestra
  • The Grand Orgue Pierre-Béique was generously gifted to the OSM by : Ms. Jacqueline Desmarais
  • Collaboration with : Kino Montréal
  • Presented by : Spinelli
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