Events | Silent Salon

Los Angeles | June 25, 2016

Three Shortfilms

This summer, Silent Salon goes into its 4th season. Curated by renowned film historian Cari Beauchamp we will present a summer of comedy featuring the great comediennes of the silent screen.

These powerful women dominated the silent screen during the tens and early 1920s and brought millions of moviegoers to theaters every week.

As an added attraction, several of the films will feature Los Angeles locations, giving today’s audience a glimpse of what the Southland looked like at the time – prepare yourself for crowds at Santa Monica auto races, great swaths of farmland, dirt roads, and the just built Beverly Hills Hotel.

Saturday, June 25 @ 8:15 p.m.
Three short films shot in and around Los Angeles in the early 1910s.

Mabel Normand starring in A Dash Through the Clouds (1912, 12 min.) made in Culver City with Mabel flying a plane.
The Speed Kings (1913, 12 min.) filmed at the Santa Monica car races.
Teddy at the Throttle (1917, 30 min.) starring 18-year-old Gloria Swanson, directed by Clarence Badger, and costarring Bobby Vernon and Wallace Berry (Swanson’s husband at the time). Locations include the Beverly Hills Hotel, the old Pacific railroad trestle and a still very rural Los Angeles.
With the generous support of Flicker Alley

$ 15 General, $10 Friends of Villa Aurora members
Buy Tickets online!

Villa Aurora, 520 Paseo Miramar, Los Angeles, CA 90272

Shuttle Service starts at 5:00 p.m. on the corner of Los Liones Drive and Sunset Blvd.
Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Please do not park in the Topanga State Park lot.

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