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The Shadowcast


May 2, 2019

David and Fiona attend the Hippodrome Silent Film Festival in Bo'ness, Scotland, and David speaks to fellow guests:

Nicky Smith

Richard Layne

Ian Chodikoff (all the way from Canada)

Lawrence Napper who delivered a marvelous special lecture on working women in silent cinema

Dr. Melanie Selfe, another film professor

David and Alistair Young, first cousins twice removed of the great James Finlayson (D'oh!)

Pamela Hutchinson of Silent London, author and journalist

Alison Strauss, festival director

Bryony Dixon, the BFI's head of silent film 

and film editor Stephen C. Horne, who navigated our drive back to Edinburgh with us.