The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Villa Aurora present:|
featuring the Villa Aurora Pipe Organ
4 Nights of Picnic & Film
Our popular summer program SILENT SALON is back!
Once again, we will celebrate the Villa Aurora pipe organ. Bring your picknick and we will open our gardens for patrons to watch the sunset and then settle into the salon for a program of comedies by Hollywood's leading comedians.
The grounds open at 6 pm. Shuttle service starts at 6 pm at the corner of Sunset and Los Liones.
There is no parking at Villa Aurora.
Program: (curated by Michael Mortilla)
Michael Mortilla on Organ
The Happy Go Luckies (1923, Paul Terry Animation, 7 min.)
Won in a Cupboard (1914, Mabel Normand directing and starring, 13 min. )
The Love Charm (early two color technicolor, 10 min.)
Legal Advice (Tom Mix, 1916, 13 min.)
Andy's Stump Speech (live action comedy based on the newspaper cartoon character Andy Gump, 1916,22 min.)
Michael Mortilla is a composer, conductor, arranger, music director, and accompanist. In his native Manhattan, he worked with and composed for dance legend Martha Graham. For 14 years Mortilla taught music, production, and theater & dance accompaniment at the Deparment of Theater & Dance at UC Santa Barbara.
Michael has received numerous commissions including from The Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Olympic Games Art Festival. Mortilla's scores have been performed throughout the U.S. from the White House to the AMPAS and from Lincoln Center to the first ever broadcast of a feature over the internet (Charlie Chaplin's "The Rink"). He plays internationally on TV and in theaters.
Villa Aurora (View)
520 Paseo Miramar
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|