Hippodrome Silent Movie Festival at Bo’ness Station Book Now
On Saturday 24 March we will once again host an event as part of the Hippodrome Silent Movie Festival.
This year the film for ‘Platform Reels’ is The Great K&A Train Robbery.
Enjoy hot food and a hot drink before you take your seat at the pop up outdoor cinema on Bo’ness Station platform. Performing live will be John Sweeney on the piano.
The recently-launched Hippodrome Silent Movie Festival programme says “Saddle-up for a thrilling western in the company of the king of cowboys”: Tom Mix. Tom has been hired by the Railroad President to put a stop to a series of train robberies. With his trusty steed Tony the Wonder Horse, our hero goes undercover to bring the criminal gang to justice and unmask the dastardly double-crossing company secretary. Along the way he performs some death-defying, train-top stunts and captures the heart of the beautiful gal Madge! This is a thrill-a-minute cowboy pic starring one of the silent era’s biggest box office draws who made a staggering 291 movies of which only a fraction survive today”.
This screening is outdoors, under the platform awning so be sure to dress for the weather.
Book your tickets now here.
Pre-booking is required by 19 March.
“This hidden gem is only 40 minutes drive from Glasgow and Edinburgh. The staff are really friendly and looked after us as we boarded a beautiful steam train, we saw heritage diesels too. The sights, smells and sounds really took us back in time. After a browse around the excellent Museum of Scottish Railways and a bite to eat in the Station Buffet we all agreed we would recommend it to everyone and we would definitely be back.”
Mr P Gray, Falkirk
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Operators of Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway and Museum of Scottish Railways
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