This summer, Silent Salon goes into its 4th season. Curated by renown film historian Cari Beauchamp we will present a summer of comedy featuring the great comediennes of the silent screen.|
These powerful women dominated the silent screen during the teens and early 1920s and brought millions of movie goers to theaters every week.
As an added attraction, several of the films will feature Los Angeles locations, giving todays audience a glimpse of what the Southland looked like at the time prepare yourself for crowds at Santa Monica auto races, great swaths of farmland, dirt roads, and the just built Beverly Hills Hotel.
Saturday, June 25 @ 8:15 p.m.
Three short films shot in and around Los Angeles in the early 1910s.
Mabel Normand starring in A Dash Through the Clouds (1912, 12 min.) made in Culver City with Mabel flying a plane.
The Speed Kings (1913, 12 min.) filmed at the Santa Monica car races.
Teddy at the Throttle (1917, 30 min.) starring 18-year-old Gloria Swanson, directed by Clarence Badger, and costarring Bobby Vernon and Wallace Berry (Swansons husband at the time). Locations include the Beverly Hills Hotel, the old Pacific railroad trestle and a still very rural Los Angeles.
With the generous support of Flicker Alley
Villa Aurora Los Angeles (View)
520 Paseo Miramar
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272