5th annual SILENT SALON featuring the Villa Aurora Pipe Organ
Once again, Villa Aurora is opening their newly landscaped gardens for patrons to come early and picnic, watch the sun set over the Pacific, and then move into the Salon for a program of comedies by Hollywoods leading comedians. This years program was curated by Michael Mortilla, who is also the accompanist for the two nights of Silent Salon.
Bring family and friends, make it a surprise date, or entertain guests from out of town with a true L.A. experience.
Part 1: ON THE HOOF
MIGHTY LIKE A MOOSE
Regie: Leo McCarey , 1926, 22 min. digital, starring Charley Chase and Vivien Oakland, digital
After a homely married couple separately undergoes plastic surgery, they unwittingly plan an extramarital affair with each other.
Mighty Like A Moose was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress, which recognizes American films deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."(imdb)
Regie: Buster Keaton, 1921, starring Buster Keaton and Malcom St. Clair, digital
A series of adventures begins when an accident during photographing causes Buster to be mistaken for Dead Shot Dan, the evil bad guy. (imdb)
Part 2: ON THE WING
CALL OF THE CUCKOOS
Regie: Clyde Bruckman, 1927, 17 min. starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, and Max Davidson |
Max Davidson and his family are annoyed by the loony antics of their next-door neighbors (Laurel, Hardy, Finlayson and Chase). They move to a new house , which immediately starts self-destructing, and find the same neighbors have once again moved next door. (Laurel and Hardy Central)
VOICE OF THE NIGHTINGALE
Regie: Wladyslaw Starewicz, 1925, 15, starring Nina Star, digital
This fairy-tale like telling of why nightingales only sing at night, is a
beautifully colorized live action with stop action animation.
There is no street parking at Villa Aurora
520 Paseo Miramar, Los Angeles, CA 90272
Shuttle Service starts at 4:30 p.m. on the corner of Los Liones Drive and Sunset Blvd.
Please dont park in the Topanga State Park lot.
Villa Aurora Los Angeles (View)
520 Paseo Miramar
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
|Minimum Age: 0|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|