No. 6 Cinema, Portsmouth’s only independent filmhouse, screen 1924 British silent film Zeebrugge on Saturday 29th September, from 4:15pm as part of their Battle of the Silent Era season.
April 23rd 1918 saw one of the most daring and heroic raids of the First World War with the British Royal Navy attempting to block the Belgian port of Bruges-Zeebrugge, a key U-boat and light shipping base for the Imperial German Navy.
Based on the raid, Woolfe and Bramble’s much forgotten gem is a film that recreates the famous heroic attack at Zeebrugge with a mixture of drama and authentic First World War film material including captured German film as well as the most advance special effects of the time.
Live music will be provided by Stephen Horne and Martin Pyne.
Book online through the No. 6 Cinema website, or buy on the door on the night.
- Director: A.V. Bramble, Bruce Woolfe
- Running time: one hour (60 minutes)