"The Mender of Nets" (1912) film by D.W. Griffith, with live piano accompaniment by John Mucci. Available through

Starring Mary Pickford, Charles West and Mabel Normand. One reeler, directed by D.W. Griffith. A young fisherman becomes engaged to the little net mender of the village, breaking the heart of his former girlfriend. When the girlfriend's brother hears of his sister's abandonment, he becomes enraged and goes after the fisherman - gun in hand.

Live Silent Film Accompaniment


John Mucci has been accompanying silent films since 1972, and has been acclaimed as "bringing the silents back to life" and providing "hair-raising experiences" during the many chase scenes to delighted audiences in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New York and Arizona.

Call 203-722-6751 or email to to learn how you can book a silent film for your organization. See here for a long-running yearly film series in Wilton, CT.

See excerpts from the Hal Roach film "No Man's Law" (1927) here.

DVD Silent Films available at
Robinson Crusoe
The Mystery of Dead Man's Isle
No Man's Law
Lindbergh's Flight and Return
The Fall Guy
Twelve D.W. Griffith Shorts, some featuring Mary Pickford
Queen of the Chorus
Lucia's Broken Romance