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Avalon Theatre, Catalina Island

Avalon Theatre, Catalina Island

California (outside the L.A. Metro area)


35th Annual Avalon Silent Film Showcase

14th May 2022, 12:30pm

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35th Annual Avalon Silent Film Showcase

Recognized as one of the world’s longest running annual celebrations of Silent Film, the main event of our 35th annual showcase is held in the historic Avalon Casino Theatre, William Wrigley Jr.’s 1929 Art Deco Movie Palace. Attendees will be treated to an authentic 1920s cinematic experience with the screening of comedy short “The Campus Carmen” with live accompaniment by Michael Mortilla followed by the 100th anniversary screening of the 1922 film, “Blood and Sand” starring Rudolph Valentino and Lila Lee with live musical accompaniment by Michael Mortilla & The Accompanists.

Period dress is highly encouraged but not required. Beer and wine will be available for purchase from the concession stand in the theatre.

Tickets are $25 for Museum Members, $28 for Non-Members and $5 for Children (ages 3-15). Purchase your tickets prior to May 1st and save $5 on each member and non-member ticket.

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