The Cameraman

Summer Movie Series

Buster Keaton stars as a bumbling photographer who, in order to win the favor of a beautiful woman, takes a job as a newsreel cameraman. Hilarity ensues as he stumbles through a parade, a Chinese Tong war, a yacht club regatta, a crowded dressing room and a solo baseball game. The picture stars Buster Keaton, Marceline Day, Harold Goodwin, and others.


The movie starts at 7:00PM but arrive at 6:30PM for “Beyond the Screen with Indie Memphis” for an enlightening look at this classic film and the silent film era.

Rated PG for slapstick violence
1928 - Silent Comedy - 69 Minutes



Live Music Accompaniment by Tony Thomas

Tony Thomas is a nationally known pianist/organist/ keyboardist, based in Memphis. As a theater organist, he has recorded a CD of jazz-influenced arrangements entitled "Something Different…Something Wonderful…" which can be obtained at Polo Café Records and

Thomas is a five-time winner of the N.A.R.A.S. Premier Player Award for Keyboards and/or Piano, and was inducted into that organization's Premier Player Hall of Fame. He has recorded literally thousands of commercial music tracks as well as cuts with Joe Walsh, U2, Jimi Jamison, and an album of Standard "torch" songs with internationally known Opera Star, Kallen Esperian. Tony has performed with Al Jarreau, David Sanborn, Thelma Houston, Marilyn McCoo/Billy Davis, The Temptations, Hank Crawford, and the late Richard "Groove" Holmes.


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  • Jun 7 , 2013
  • Orpheum Theatre
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  • All tickets are General Admission. Movie Ticket 10 Packs are available for $50. Tickets are good for any 2013 Orpheum Summer Movie Series movie and can be purchased by calling 901-525-3000 or visiting the Box Office.

  • $7 - Adults $5 - 12 & Under

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