The Silent Society of Hollywood Heritage Celebrates 25 Years!
Join the Silent Society as it celebrates 25 years of screenings and celebrations of the silent film era with a day-long series of screenings on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at the Hollywood Heritage Museum, 2100 N. Highland Avenue. The films will feature some of the most popular LEADING LADIES of the silent era in rarely screened performances. All films will be presented from good old-fashioned 16mm prints.
1:30pm THE INNOCENCE OF RUTH (1916) starring Viola Dana and Edward Earle, directed by John H. Collins and produced for the Edison Company. Dana stars as an orphan who ends up torn between the man she loves and an unscrupulous businessman. Print courtesy of the Library of Congress.
2:30pm THE VEILED ADVENTURE (1919) starring Constance Talmadge and Harrison Ford, directed by Walter Edwards and produced for the Select Pictures Corp. Talmadge and Ford star as a young couple whose attempts to get married are thwarted when she finds a gray veil in his overcoat setting off a series of misadventures.
4:00pm THE FORBIDDEN CITY (1918) starring Norma Talmadge and Thomas Meighan, directed by Sidney Franklin and produced for Select Pictures Corp. Talmadge stars in a duel role, as the daughter of a Chinese Mandarin who secretly marries an American and their daughter who is later raised in the Emperor's harem.
7:30pm A DASH THROUGH THE CLOUDS (1912) starring Mabel Normand and directed by Mack Sennett, this one-reel Biograph film served as a blue print for the films they would later make at Keystone. Mabel is an aviation enthusiast who rescues her suitor from an angry mob with the help of an airplane.
7:45pm ELLA CINDERS (1926) starring Colleen Moore and Lloyd Hughes, directed by Alfred E. Green and produced for First National Pictures. Moore stars as a young Hollywood hopeful who tries to become a movie star in an attempt to win her boyfriends attention in this comedy based on the comic strip, "Ella Cinders."
ALL DAY PASS - $15 for the general public.
INDIVIDUAL FILMS - $10 for the general public.
All films featuring live musical accompaniment by Michael Mortilla in a MORTILLATHON!
Hollywood Heritage Museum
2100 N. Highland Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90068
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