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Wild West Matinee

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Silent Summer Film Festival Event

Sound effects artist Nick White will demonstrate his world-class collection of 1920’s sound effects and perform with organist Jay Warren for all Saturday screenings!

“Out West” (1918)

Starring: Buster Keaton, Roscoe ‘Fatty’ Arbuckle

Details:

Out West is a 1918 American two-reel silent comedy film, a satire on contemporary westerns, starring Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, and Al St. John. It was the first of Arbuckle’s “Comique” films to be filmed on the west coast, the previous five having been filmed in and around New York City. The idea for the story came from Natalie Talmadge, who was later to become Keaton’s first wife.

“The Paleface” (1922)

Starring: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox

Details:

The Paleface is a 1922 Buster Keaton two-reeler Western comedy film. A mild-mannered butterfly collector (Keaton) must use his wits to help an Indian tribe save their lands from crooked oil sharks.

“Two Gun Gussie” (1918)

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels, Snub Pollard

Details: Two-Gun Gussie is a 1918 American short comedy film featuring Harold Lloyd.

Tickets:

  • SFSC Members and Guests: $8
  • $12 Advance Sale
  • $15 at the door on day of show

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Details

Date:
August 17
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Website:
http://silentfilmchicago.com/event/2019-silent-summer-film-festival/

Venue

Filament Theatre
4041 N Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60641 United States
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Phone:
(773) 205-7372
Website:
http://www.filamenttheatre.org/

Organizer

SFSC
Phone:
(773) 205-7372
Email:
silentfilmsjaywarren@gmail.com