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Queens of Destruction

A laughing woman.
August 12, 2022 - 7:30 pm
In-person: 
Intro by series co-curators Maggie Hennefeld and Laura Horak.


Chaos reigns in this program of delirious slapstick.

Le bateau de Léontine

Léontine’s Boat, France, 1911

DCP, b&w, silent, 5 min.

Tilly's Party

U.K., 1911

DCP, b&w, silent, 7 min.

Laughing Gas

U.S., 1907

DCP, b&w, silent, 7 min.

Mary Jane's Mishap

U.K., 1903

DCP, b&w, silent, 4 min.

La fureur de Mme Plumette

Madame Plumette’s Fury, France, 1912

DCP, b&w, silent, 6 min.

Rosalie et son phonographe

Rosalie and Her Phonograph, France, 1911

DCP, b&w, silent, 4 min.

Léontine s'envole

Léontine Gets Carried Away, France, 1911

DCP, b&w, silent, 6 min.

Cunégonde femme crampon

France, 1912

DCP, b&w, silent, 9 min.

Rosalie emménage

Rosalie Moves In, France, 1911

DCP, b&w, silent, 6 min.

Léontine garde la maison

Léontine Keeps House, France, 1912

DCP, b&w, silent, 9 min.

Rowdy Ann

U.S. 1919

DCP, b&w, silent, 24 min.


Total runtime: 85 min.