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Click on any of the 'Day Of' links below to get more information. Day of Distribution | Sight, Sound & The Dollar Sign - Day One | Day of Writer | Sight, Sound & The Dollar Sign - Day Two These not-to-miss presentations from industry...
Click on any of the 'Day Of' links below to get more information. Day of Distribution | Sight, Sound & The Dollar Sign - Day One | Day of Writer | Sight, Sound & The Dollar Sign - Day Two These not-to-miss presentations from industry...
This year the Stanford Theatre Foundation brings two of the greatest comedic talents of silent film to Cinequest: Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd. If you havent seen Keaton or Lloyd on the big screen, here is your opportunity to experience two of...
Friday, March 9th, 7pm at the California TheatreIn this impressive horror-fantasy film by director F.W. Murnau, Mephisto tempts the devout alchemist Faust with promises of youth, love and power. The price? Faust's eternal soul. Emil Jannings is...
A trivial story of two boyhood friends separated by a femme fatale becomes a thing of exquisite beauty when the woman is played by Greta Garbo, and the film is directed by Clarence Brown. Garbo had been brought by MGM to the United States based on...
This famous silent film displays a remarkable combination of poetry and social realism in depicting the life of a quite ordinary man and his family in New York City. The Crowd is one of the great movies of the silent era. Director King Vidor’s...
Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd are the three comic geniuses of film's silent era. Chaplin's Little Tramp was the wistful, romantic, melancholic yearner. Keaton was the "great stone face," stoically tumbling his way through a chaotic,...
The Stanford Theatre Foundation presents:Silent Cinema at the California TheatreFriday, March 11th at 7pmNosferatu, a Symphony of Horror(Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens)With Dennis James at the California's Wurlitzer organ.(1922)Quite possibly...
STARRING LILLIAN GISH With Dennis James At The Mighty Wurlitzer Organ The Wind is a masterpiece of American silent cinema. Lillian Gish plays a sensitive young woman who moves out west to live with her cousin and his family. When she is forced from...
The Stanford Theatre Foundation presents: SILENT FILMS AT THE CALIFORNIA THEATRETwo films that provoked Hollywood; one breathtaking theatre, and the Mighty Wurlitzer organ to transform your film experience. The Birth of a Nation Friday, February...
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 29 at 7:00pm: I WAS BORN, BUT… (UMARETE WA MITA KEREDO) (silent, 1932) Japan Directed by Yasujiro Ozu. Written by Akira Fushimi, after an original story by “James Maki” (Ozu). Photographed by Hideo Shigehara. With Tatsuo Saito,...
INTOLERANCEFRIDAY, MARCH 6 at 7:00 p.m. (silent, 1916) USAWith Dennis James at the Wurlizer organ.Directed, produced and written by D.W. Griffith. Photographed by Billy Bitzer, Karl Brown. With Mae Marsh, Lillian Gish, Constance Talmadge, Robert...
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27 at 7:00 p.m.THE BIRTH OF A NATION (silent, 1915) USAWith Dennis James at the Wurlitzer organ.Directed, produced and presented by David Wark Griffith. Scenario by David Wark Griffith and Frank E. Woods, based on the novel The...
The Stanford Theatre Foundation presents silent films at the California Theatre. The General (1927)Directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman; Starring Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley, Joseph Keaton. Friday,...