Silent Shorts at the Aero Theatre May 17th

With Live Musical Accompaniment! Short Film Programs 2013 Silent Comedy Shorts Join us for a Flicker Alley program of hilarious live action and animated shorts from the collections of Serge Bromberg, Lobster Films and David Shepard. These beautiful new digital transfers make their U.S. debut here! Program includes: “The Cartoon Factory” (1924, 8 min.) Koko … [Read more…]

Foolish Wives at Retroformat West – Two Screenings

I am so proud to be a part of the extension of the exciting series RETROFORMAT to the West side – Culver City – for TWO showings this weekend of FOOLISH WIVES by the great Eric Von Stoheim! If you are not familiar with Retroformat please check out the Facebook page for all upcoming shows. … [Read more…]

Wallace Reed Double Feature at the Silent Movie Theatre 2/6 7:30

Wallace Reed Double Feature: The Roaring Road (1919) and Excuse My Dust (1920)   Adored during his meteoric tenure as Tinseltown’s most wholesome heartthrob, Wallace Reid starred in over 200 films — before falling victim to a scandalous demise at the hands of his own morphine addiction at age 32, which helped to solidify the … [Read more…]

The Saint and Her Fool at the Silent Movie Theatre 1/9 at 7:30pm

The Saint and Her Fool (1928)       Agnes Günther’s heart-rending fairy tale dazzled turn-of-the-century German audiences and sold hundreds of thousands of copies before being adapted into tonight’s tale of timeless passion, the beautiful The Saint and the Fool. The unapologetically sentimental classic was directed by Wilhelm Dieterle, who launched a successful career in … [Read more…]