Douglas Fairbanks is THE GAUCHO (1927) - Opening Night Film
The Castro Theatre
San Francisco, CA
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Douglas Fairbanks is THE GAUCHO (1927) - Opening Night Film
Friday, July 10 - Opening Night Film
Directed by F. Richard Jones (USA, 1927)
Cast: Douglas Fairbanks, Lupe Velez, Gustav von Seyffertitz

Douglas Fairbanks at his rakish best is the Gaucho, notorious bandit leader whose turf is the Argentine pampas. But honor among thieves dictates that when a corrupt general plunders a miraculous Andean shrine, the Gaucho and his banditos come to the rescue.

Fairbanks, a huge star at the time, wrote this glorious adventure and generously shares the spotlight with dazzling newcomer, Lupe Velez in her first starring role. Watch for Mary Pickford as the Madonna!

Preceded by restored two-strip Technicolor outtakes from THE GAUCHO!!

LIVE ACCOMPANIMENT BYMONT ALTO MOTION PICTURE ORCHESTRAwho will perform the premiere of their original score, written expressly for the Silent Film Festival.

New 35mm print from MoMA. Feature runs approximately 100 minutes.


Co-Presented by theMexican Museum

With Special Guests, authors Jeffrey Vance and Tony Maietta

ADMISSION: General $20/Member $17

WILL CALL WILL OPEN AT 5:00pm on Friday, July 10th


The Castro Theatre
429 Castro St
San Francisco, CA 94114
United States



Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No