UPDATED July 11, 2006
•AVAILABLE NOW - Essential Charlie Chaplin Film Music Collection
Available now in the UK and USA
FILM DOCUMENTARY EVENT
• LABOR DAY WEEKEND 2006 - CINECON FILM FESTIVAL - Hollywood, California - Edna Purviance's grand niece, Lita Hill Video Presentation on Edna Purviance, the unknown years. Lita knew Edna Purviance for over 20 years and this is her story on knowing Edna. She also lived with her for many years during the 1950's. Includes never for seen pictures from Edna's own personal collection. More details to come at ednapurviance.org.
FILM & MUSIC EVENT
• November 2006 - Thanksgiving Weekend, The San Francisco Symphony performs 'City Lights', San Francisco, California
FILM & MUSIC EVENT - Worldwide
Check this LINK for more events worldwide.
SPECIAL EVENT - PLAY
• September 8th and 9th, 2006 NEW DATE - NEW PLAY
Silent - A new play by Lee H. Smith at the Sheffield Library Theatre, Sheffield, England. About the silent film era.
• August 1, 2006 - Planned Release of Silent Traces : Discovering Early Hollywood through the Films of Charlie Chaplin
Chaplin Mutual Comedies with Carl Davis's new music recordings in the US from Image Entertainment. Available for pre-order in the USA.
• Hollywood Series DVD Complete Collection by Kevin Brownlow and David Gill. Released in the UK. Contact Amazon UK for more details on this collection.
EDNA PROJECT IN THE WORKS
• 2006 - More work being done on the book but slowed a bit, as I need to make more time re-working the video for Cinecon Labor Day Weekend 2006.
LATEST ON EDNA
• A review of Sunrise Silents
• More information on the NEW Chaplin Music CD
WEBSITE ITEMS OF INTEREST
• March 17th, 2006 - Google Video has this fun tribute film to Charlie Chaplin created by Trevor Lacas called 'The Little Tramp Movie'. It was an earlier work now available on Google Video.