Thursday, August 19, 2010

Call for Volunteers!

From the Museum of the San Fernando Valley & the Studio City Neighborhood Council...


75TH Anniversary of Republic Pictures

The Cultural Affairs Committee of the Studio City Neighborhood Council and the Museum of the San Fernando Valley (a 501 (c ) 3) are presenting to the public, free of charge, a 75th anniversary celebration of Republic Pictures from 11 am. – 5 pm at the former Republic Studios lot, CBS Studio Center, 4204 Radford Avenue, Studio City, CA 91604. Stars such as Adrian Booth, Anne Jeffreys, Ben Cooper, and Peggy Stewart are slated to attend. Leonard Malton, the famed film critic, will moderate one of the star panels.

Volunteers are needed...

Friday, September 24th
after 4 pm -- approx 9 pm to set up.

Saturday, September 25
-8:30 am – 10:30 am to set up
-10:45 am to 5:00 pm (2 hr 15 min shifts throughout the day to distribute programs and provide visitor assistance.)
5 pm to approx. 7 pm to break down and clean up

Sunday, September 26
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. to break down and clean up

All volunteers will be asked to attend an orientation September 18th. Everyone who attends the orientation will be given a private tour of CBS Studio Center. Please contact if you are interested.

On the day of the event, all volunteers will be identified by a 75th anniversary button. They will also be provided a meal ticket as well as water (stationed at the volunteer green room). Dress: Respectable attire: no ripped garments/shoes, no off-color emblems or slogans on garments, etc.

Festivities include screenings of Republic films, serials and trailers, live performances of swing and western music, entertainment by gun spinners, rope twirlers, trick horses, and cowboy poets, and a diverse collection of memorabilia and merchants. In addition, a speaker’s forum with prominent industry experts and Republic celebrities will discuss a range of topics from creating sci-fi special effects to tales of working at Republic Pictures. A special Republic Pictures stamp cancellation ceremony of the U.S. Postal Service’s Cowboys of the Silver Screen postage stamps will take place and be available for sale.

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