Friday, July 17, 2009

Rare Films Unveiled at two remaining Silent and Classic Movie Nights

From Heritage Square Museum...

Los Angeles, CA – On Saturday, July 18 and 25, Heritage Square Museum presents its annual Silent and Classic Movie Nightsprogram. Featured films will include Douglas Fairbanks in A Modern Musketeer (1917) on July 18, and Corrine Griffith in The Garden of Eden (1928) on July 25. Also scheduled are a few short features, including “A Visit to Los Angeles” from 1916 and classic cartoons.

With our eight historic landmarks serving as the backdrop for the evening, this special screening will take place on the lawn near the Palms Depot. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets to sit on, a small picnic to eat before the movies begin, and warm clothing. Beverages and snacks will be available for purchase. Films generously provided by Flicker Alley, who save and restore silent, rare and classic movies from all over the world.

Admission to the Silent and Classic Movie Nights is free for museum members and a $10.00 donation for the general public. Heritage Square Museum will open at 7:30 p.m. for picnics with the show starting each Saturday at 8:00 p.m. For more information about the program and featured movies or actors, call the museum offices from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at (323) 225-2700.

Celebrating 40 Years of Preservation and Interpretation of the History of Southern California, Heritage Square Museum is an open-air, living history museum dedicated to telling the story of the development of Los Angeles. Heritage Square Museum is open Saturdays and Sundays, from 12 to 5 PM. Admission is $10/adults, $8/seniors, $5/children ages 6-12. The Museum is located at 3800 Homer Street, off the 110 Arroyo Seco Parkway (110/Pasadena Freeway) at Avenue 43, just north of downtown Los Angeles. For further information, visit our website at

1 comment:

Robby Cress said...

I'm glad Heritage Square is hosting such a wonderful event. The "Visit to LA..." short film sounds worth it alone!