NILES ESSANAY SILENT FILM MUSEUM PRESENTS:

15TH ANNUAL BRONCHO BILLY SILENT FILM FESTIVAL

JUNE 29, 30, & July 1, 2012


Location:
 Niles Edison Theater, 37417 Niles Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94536

NOTICE - VERY LIMITED SEATING!!!
WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS IN ADVANCE

Tickets may be purchased:
At our regular Saturday Night Film Showing
In Person at the Museum Store during our regular hours:
Saturday and Sunday Noon to 4 P.M.

FILM FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

FRIDAY Evening, June 29
5:30 to 7:00 PM Meet and Greet
Come and meet our guests and friends
and have a light snack before our first show
Fremont Bank Building - 37611 Niles Blvd.


8:00 PM Evening Main Program
Atlantis -Director: August Blom (1913, Great Northern Film Co.)
Arrival of Essanay in Niles - short: (2012, NESFM)
The New York Hat - Mary Pickford, Lionel Barrymore (1912, Biograph)
The Musketeers of Pig Alley - Elmer Booth, Lillian Gish (1912, Biograph)
The Tourist - Mabel Normand (1912, Biograph)
Frederick Hodges at the piano

Museum Member $10.00 (Suggested Donation)

Non-Museum Member $12.00 (Suggested Donation)


SATURDAY Early Afternoon, June 30
12:30 PM Film Program
Murray Glass, founder of the Em Gee Film Library
(Now part of the Niles Museum's film collection)
will talk about his long career collecting, preserving
and making films available for viewing,
interviewed by David Shepard
Silk Husbands and Calico Wives - House Peters (1920, Garson Studios)
Jon Mirsalis at the piano

Museum Member $8.00 (Suggested Donation)

Non-Museum Member $10.00 (Suggested Donation)


SATURDAY Late Afternoon, June 30
3:30 PM Film Program
Essanay Niles Films
Broncho Billy's Narrow Escape - G.M. Anderson (1912, Essanay)
A Wife of the Hills -  Virginia Eames, True Boardman (1912, Essanay)
An Indian Sunbeam - Edna Sharpe, True Boardman (1912, Essanay)
The Tomboy on Bar Z - Virginia Eames, Jay Hanna (1912, Essanay)
Broncho Billy's Heart - G.M. Anderson, Fred Church (1912, Essanay)
Judy Rosenberg at the piano

Museum Member $10.00 (Suggested Donation)

Non-Museum Member $12.00 (Suggested Donation)


SATURDAY Evening, June 30
7:30 PM Film Program
Ray Hubbard Award Presentation

Helen's Babies - Baby Peggy, Clara Bow (1924, Sol Lesser Prod.)
Twin Peaks Tunnel - Filmed in S.F. (1917, 35mm)
The Shotgun Ranchman - Arthur Mackley, Julia Mackley (1912, Essanay Niles)
The Prospector - Fred Church, Arthur Mackley (1912, Essanay Niles)
David Drazin at the piano

Museum Member $10.00 (Suggested Donation)

Non-Museum Member $12.00 (Suggested Donation)


SUNDAY Early Afternoon, July 1
1:00 PM Film Program
All Baby Peggy Segment
Baby Peggy, the Elephant in the Room - Documentary (2011, Vera Iwerebor)
Followed by an in person interview
with Diana Serra Cary by Larry Telles

Brownie's Little Venus - Baby Peggy (1921, Century)
Little Red Riding Hood - Baby Peggy (1922, Century)
Frederick Hodges at the piano

Museum Member $8.00 (Suggested Donation)

Non-Museum Member $10.00 (Suggested Donation)


SUNDAY Late Afternoon, July 1
4:00 PM Film Program
Feature Film Segment

Cleopatra -  Helen Gardner (1912, Helen Gardner Picture Players)
Bruce Loeb at the piano

Museum Member $8.00 (Suggested Donation)

Non-Museum Member $10.00 (Suggested Donation)


SPECIAL (All 6 Film Segments) FESTIVAL PASS
Pass includes:
Festival Program, reserved seat for length of festival,

and a free bag of popcorn at each program!


Museum Member $48.00 (Suggested Donation)


Non-Museum Member $60.00 (Suggested Donation)



2012 FESTIVAL SCHEDULE, & ORDER FORM (Acrobat PDF File)

BRING THE DOWNLOADED ORDER FORM TO OUR MUSEUM
DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS.


Transportation Information:

Niles is accessible from all three major airports of the Bay Area: San Francisco International, San Jose and Oakland. Oakland is the closest "distance-wise." All three are about 40 - 60 minutes driving time.

Driving Directions:

FROM THE SAN FRANCISCO AREA:  Cross on the San Mateo bridge, go south on highway 880, exit at Alvarado Niles Blvd, turn left at the light and go over the freeway.  The Crowne Plaza Hotel is on the right just past the freeway.  Continue on Alvarado Niles approximately 5 miles (after the road crosses Decoto, it becomes Niles Blvd) for several miles (and lots of stop lights).  The road will narrow to one lane each direction.  To get to the Edison Theater, continue several blocks through downtown Niles until you get to G & H Streets, the Edison Theater is in the middle of the block on the right.

FROM THE NORTH EAST BAY: Take 880 south and follow the directions above after exiting on Alvarado Niles. Alternatively, take Mission Blvd (State Route 238) south from Interstate 580 in Hayward, turn right on Nursery Blvd, turn left onto Niles Blvd, and follow the directions listed above.

FROM THE MID PENINSULA AREA: Cross the Dumbarton bridge, continue east on Decoto Road (DO NOT get onto the 880 freeway) stay in the left hand lane where it says Freeway ends - then work your way over to the right lane within a couple miles) until you reach the intersection with Niles Blvd. (You will see a Taco Bell on your right), turn right onto Niles Blvd and go about two miles - follow directions as listed above.

FROM THE SOUTH BAY: FROM HIGHWAY 880: Take 880 to the Mowry Blvd.exit. Turn right and drive to Central Fremont (towards the hills). Make a left at Mission Boulevard,turn left onto Niles Blvd, at next right go under RR tracks, road makes sharp turn to the right, continue through downtown Niles until you get to H & G Streets, the Edison Theater is in between the two streets on the left.

FROM THE SOUTH BAY: FROM HIGHWAY 680: Take Interstate 680 north, take the second Mission Blvd exit at the base of the hill, turn left onto Mission Blvd, go north about 6 miles, turn left onto Niles Blvd, go under RR tracks, road makes sharp turn to the right, continue through downtown Niles until you get to H &G Streets, the Edison Theater is in the middle of the block on the left.

Places to Stay:

The distance from the Crowne Plaza hotel to The Edison Theater is appx 4.2 miles.

Crowne Plaza Hotel
32083 Alvarado Niles Road
Union City, CA 94587
1-800-227-6963 (main number)
1-510-489-2200 (local number)
cpoaklandsouth@aol.com (email)
Typical higher end hotel--about 5 miles north on the same road as downtown Niles. Easy access to Niles and the 880 freeway. Tell the hotel you are attending the Broncho Billy Silent Film Festival and receive a special rate of $79.00 per night. You must call the Union City Crowne Plaza direct.

Holiday Inn Express
31140 Alvarado-Niles Road
Union City, CA 94587
Phone: 510-475-0600
Fax: 510-475-0910
Tell the hotel you are attending the Broncho Billy Silent Film Festival and receive a special rate of $79.99 per night.   You must call the Union City Holiday Inn direct.

All is subject to change.


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