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Topeka, KS: Kansas Silent Film Festival

Postby Bruce Calvert » Fri Jan 28, 2011 8:41 pm

http://www.kssilentfilmfest.org/kssff2011/program.html

Precursor Event
"Chaplin at Keystone"
2:00 p.m., Fri., Feb. 25, 2011
by our special guest David Shepard
Marvin Auditorium, Topeka & Shawnee Co. Public Library
1510 SW 10th, Topeka, KS
— This event is free and open to the public —


[This program is subject to change]

“The First Academy Awards®”
Fifteenth Annual Event
Fri. Feb. 25, 2011, starts at 7:30 p.m.

Overture . Piano by Jeff Rapsis
Intros by Host Denise Morrison, Film Historian

The First Academy Awards®
10 min.
(2011) clip-filled montage of all nominated films, created by Bill Shaffer, KSFF, Inc. Director.
—Music by Greg Foreman

Fluttering Hearts
20 min. (1927) with Charley Chase, Martha Sleeper
—Music by Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra


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Short Break
Intermission slides featuring Phil Figgs on piano

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Special Guest: ANNETTE D'AGOSTINO LLOYD (Harold Lloyd expert). Annette will speak about our Harold Lloyd feature film, SPEEDY and give some details about Harold's life and career. As a founder of the Acting Awards branch of the Acedemy Awards, Harold has very special connection to this year's topic as well as having an Oscar®-nominated film competing in the ranks. Annette will be introduced by DENISE MORRISON.



Speedy
86 min. (1927) with Harold Lloyd
—Music by Marvin Faulwell: Organ / Bob Keckeisen: Percussion


Sat. Feb. 26, 2011, starts at 10 a.m.

Overture by Greg Foreman
Welcome and Intros by Host Denise Morrison

Lunch Hound
10 min. (1927) with Walter Lantz's Pete the Pup, an animation
—Piano music by Jeff Rapsis
Chasing Choo Choos
20 min. (1927) with Monty Banks
—Music by Greg Foreman
Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness
69 min. (1927) produced by Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack
Warning: this film depicts the killing of animals as part of the story. These depitions may be offensive to some viewers.
—Music by Rodney Saur : Piano, with Bob Keckeisen : Percussion


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Lunch Break (on your own), resuming at 1:00 p.m.

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Sat. Feb. 26, 2011, starts at 1:30 p.m.

Overture by Marvin Faulwell
Intros by Host Denise Morrison

Barnum and Ringling, Inc.
20 min. (1928)
with Our Gang
—Organ music by Marvin Faulwell
The Circus
72 min. (1928) with Charlie Chaplin
—Optical Soundtrack with Chaplin Music Score



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Short Break
Intermission slides featuring Jeff Rapsis on piano
— Cookies and Punch served in the lobby —

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The Magician
10 min. (1927) with Mutt & Jeff
—Piano music by Phil Figgs


The Last Command
88 min. (1928) with Emil Jannings
—Piano score by Greg Foreman


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Supper Break, Pogram resuming at 7:15 p.m.

Special Dinner Event, Our Third Annual
CINEMA-DINNER, 5:15-7:15 p.m.
Served buffet-style
Featuring our special guest Annette D'Agostino Lloyd
Bradbury Thompson Alumni Ctr., Washburn University, Topeka, KS
— Total cost: $25 per person (non-refundable) —
— a portion of this fee will go to the KSFF—
— This event is by reservation only —

Send reservation requests to:

KSFF Cinema-Dinner
P.O. Box 2032
Topeka, Kansas 66601-2032




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Sat. Feb. 26, 2011, starts at 7:15 p.m.

Overture - Music by Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra
Intros by Denise Morrison

A Thief Catcher
10 min. (1914) with Ford Sterling
shared at KSFF by Paul Gierucki
—Music by Jeff Rapsis
From Soup to Nuts
20 min.
(1928)
with Laurel & Hardy
—Organ music by Marvin Faulwell

7th Heaven
119 min. (1927) Introduced by David Shepard, film preservationist
with Janet Gaynor/ Charles Farrell
—Music by Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra


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There will be an intermission in the Feature Film

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Sun., Feb. 27, 2011, starts at 1 p.m.

Overture - Organ music by Marvin Faulwell
Intros by Denise Morrison

Pedigreedy
10 min. (1927) with Felix the Cat
—Music by Jeff Rapsis
Crazy to Fly
10 min. (1927) with Bobby Vernon
—Music by Greg Foreman
A Tribute to Charles "Buddy" Roger (2010) a documentary video directed by Nicholas Eliopoulos, who will introduce his work.
Wings
141 min.
(1927) with Buddy Rogers, Richard Arlen/Clara Bow
—Organ music by Marvin Faulwell


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There will be an intermission in the Feature Film

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