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Thursday, June 30, 2011

July summer fun at Niles Silent Film Museum!


 Friday July 1, 2011
8:00 PM - Suggested donation $5
Fremont Occasional Theatre Presents
Celebrating the American Movie Musical
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942, Warner Bros)


 Saturday July 2
7:30 PM - Suggested donation $5
Frederick Hodges (piano)
The Wrecker (1929, Gainsborough Pictures)

Preceded by shorts:
Ask Father (1919, Rolin) Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels, Margaret Joslin
The Ropin’ Fool (1921, Pathe) Will Rogers in the complete 2–reel version – more rope tricks!





 Saturday July 9
7:30 PM - Suggested donation $5
Frederick Hodges (piano)
Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman (1917, L. Lawrence Webber Photo Drama, tinted)

Preceded by shorts:
Fox Trot Finesse (1915, Vitagraph) Mr. & Mrs. Sidney Drew
The Silent Trailer (1926, Van Pelt Productions


Sunday July 10
4:00 PM - Suggested donation $5
LAUREL & HARDY TALKIE MATINEE
Washee Ironee (1934) Our Gang
Be Big (1930) Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy
Canned Fishing (1938) Our Gang
Chickens Come Home (1931) Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy



July 16 and 17, 2011
Film Fundraiser to Protect Niles Canyon
Join the Alameda Creek Alliance and Save Canyon
Includes showing of 'River of Renewal'

Friday July 22
8:00 PM - Suggested donation $5
Fremont Occasional Theatre Presents
Celebrating the American Movie Musical
On the Town (1949, MGM)


Saturday July 23
7:30 PM - Suggested donation $5
Greg Pane (piano)
COMEDY SHORT SUBJECT NIGHT
Triple Trouble (1918, Essanay) Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance
No Father to Guide Him (1925, Hal Roach) Charley Chase
The Balloonatic (1923, Buster Keaton) Buster Keaton
The Finishing Touch (1928, Roach) Laurel and Hardy



Saturday July 30
7:30 PM - Suggested donation $5
Bruce Loeb (piano)
The Night Bird (1928, Universal, tinted)
 
Preceded by shorts:
Why Pick on Me? (1918, Rolin) Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels
Movieland (1926, Lupino Lane Comedy Corp.) Lupino Lane


Sunday July 31
4:00 PM - Members $6, non-members $8
Back by Popular Demand
Tom Wyrsch’s Remembering Playland at the Beach(2010), a full length documentary about San Francisco’s famous 10-acre seaside amusement park located next to Ocean Beach.

Here is a preview:



Contact the Niles Silent Film Museum in Fremont, California for more details.
Don't forget to stop by it heading for San Francisco Silent Film Festival in July!

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