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Friday, July 08, 2011

Academy of Motion Pictures 2011 Summer of Silents

Summer of Silents - Academy of Motion Pictures

July 11, 2011 - The Covered Wagon (1923)

Will Ryan & the Cactus County Cowboys perform  their new score by Will Ryan, Benedikt Brydern and Dean Mora for the "Best Picture of 1923"   Paramount's "The Covered Wagon"

Starring J. Warren Kerrigan and Lois Wilson
featuring
Charles Ogle and Alan Hale

35mm print courtesy of the Paramount Pictures Collection at UCLA. This epic adventure of pioneers on a dangerous journey along the Oregon Trail is considered one of the first great Western films and features scenes filmed on location in Nevada and Utah.

With live musical accompaniment provided by Will Ryan and the Cactus County Cowboys.

Preceded by surviving fragments of 1924’s Photoplay Medal recipient ABRAHAM LINCOL Never-before-seen 3-D images of Lon Chaney's "Phantom of the Opera" (glasses will be provided) THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (1923) 

 

Also Coming in July!
with special guest Kevin Brownlow

July 18 - THE BIG PARADE (1925)
July 20 - THE GENERAL (1927)


Both introduced by film historian Kevin Brownlow
Follow these links to learn more and to secure tickets.

Information and thanks to Janet Hoffmann

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
8949 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, California

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