Sat
19

Silent Film Series

Saturday, February 19, 2011

7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Cost: RIHS members-$8, non-members-$10

Aldrich House
110 Benevolent St.
Providence, RI 02906

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Before Hollywood there was Providence. Rhode Island film companies ruled movie screens during the 1910s. Come see classic silent films made right here in RI from 1915-1929.  Most are being shown for the first time in over 90 years. Tickets are $8 for RIHS members, $10 for non-members.

Films…

My Lady of the Lilacs, c. 1916.

A dramatic love affair between an impoverished painter & his model.

Church with an Overshot Wheel, 1920.

A tender little fable about a miller whose only child is stolen.

Inspiration, c. 1916.

An exciting crime drama involving a pretty woman and her jewels.

Contact: Natasha Brooks- (401) 273-8107 x12 or nbrooks@rihs.org