NILES ESSANAY SILENT FILM MUSEUM PRESENTS:

11TH ANNUAL BRONCHO BILLY SILENT FILM FESTIVAL

JUNE 27, 28, 29, 2008


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 by:
In Person at the Museum Store during our regular hours:
Saturday and Sunday Noon to 4 P.M.
or at our 7:30 P.M. Saturday Evening shows

You must arrive "at least" 15-20 minutes prior to the film segment
to get seats that you have reserved!


PROGRAM SCHEDULE & TICKET PRICES

SCHEDULE

Friday Evening, June 27

6:00 - 7:00 PM "Meet and Greet" at the Fremont Bank Building, 37611 Niles Blvd.
Reception for our historians & special guests "All Film Festival Pass" holders are invited to attend.

7:30 - 8:00 PM Opening remarks, Hubbard Award, Acknowledgements
8:00 - 10:00 PM Main Program - Films from EDISON
The Salt of the Earth - Russell Simpson, William Wadsworth (1917)

The Great Train Robbery - G.M. Anderson, Justus D. Barnes, Walter Cameron (1903)
The Passer-By - Marc MacDermott (1912)
The Simp and the Sophomores - Raymond McKee, Oliver Hardy (1915)
Bruce Loeb at the piano

Adult $10.00 Suggested Donation


Saturday Early Afternoon, June 28
12:30 - 2:30 PM   Films from SELIG
Little Lost Sister - Bessie Eyton, Vivian Reed, George Fawcett (1917)
A Tale of the Sea - Hobart Bosworth, Tom Santschi (1910)
Captain Brand's Wife - Sydney Ayers, Tom Santschi (1911)
Legal Advice - Tom Mix, Victoria Forde (1916)
Philip Carli at the piano

Adult $7.00 Suggested Donation


Saturday Afternoon, June 28
3:30 - 5:30 PM   Films from KALEM
A Flyer in Flapjacks  Ham and Bud (1917)
Girl From Frisco (Episode 1): The Fighting Heiress  Marin Sais, True Boardman (1916)
The Fatal Opal  Paul Hurst, Marin Sais (1914)
The Vampire  Harry Millarde, Marguerite Courtot, Alice Hollister (1913)
David Drazin at the piano

Adult $7.00 Suggested Donation


Saturday Evening, June 28
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM   Films from VITAGRAPH
Playing Dead  Mr. & Mrs. Sidney Drew (1915)
A Tintype Romance  Florence Turner, Leo Delaney (1910)
Omens of the Mesa  Robert Thornby, Anne Schaefer (1912)
The Egyptian Mummy  Constance Talmadge, Billy Quirk (1914)
Dunces and Dangers  Larry Semon (1918)
Jon Mirsalis at the piano

Adult $10.00 Suggested Donation



Sunday Morning, June 29
(NOT PART OF THE ALL FESTIVAL PASS)
A Niles Canyon Railroad Adventure:
Ride the historic Niles Canyon Railway, See Niles Canyon
as it looked in 1913. Ride the rails with fellow film fans.

Sunday Afternoon, June 29
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM   Films from LUBIN
A Man's Making  Richard Buhler, Rosetta Brice (1915)
Beloved Adventurer Episode 8: A Partner in Providence  Arthur V. Johnson (1914)
Until We Three Meet Again  Harry Myers (1913)
Judy Rosenberg at the piano

Adult $7.00 Suggested Donation


Sunday Late Afternoon, June 29
4:00 - 6:00 PM   Films from BIOGRAPH
Their First Divorce Case  Mack Sennett, Fred Mace (1911)
The Lonedale Operator  Blanche Sweet (1911)
A Dash Through The Clouds  Mabel Normand (1912)
An Unseen Enemy  Lillian and Dorothy Gish (1912)
Judith of Bethulia  Henry B. Walthall, Blanche Sweet (1914)
Philip Carli at the piano

Adult $7.00 Suggested Donation


Sunday Evening, June 29
7:30 - 9:30 PM   Films from ESSANAY
The Madman Francis X. Bushman (1911)
Broncho Billy's Christmas Dinner  G.M. Anderson, Edna Fisher (1911)
Alkali Bests Broncho Billy  Augustus Carney, G.M. Anderson (1911)
The Shotgun Ranchman  Authur Mackley - Made in Niles. (1912)
Sophie's Hero  Margaret Joslin, Augustus Carney - Made in Niles. (1913)
The New Church Organ  Francis X. Bushman, Beverly Bayne (1912)
Broncho Billy and the Claim Jumpers  G.M. Anderson - Made in Niles. (1915)
Versus Sledge Hammers  Ben Turpin, Victor Potel - Made in Niles. (1915)
Frederick Hodges at the piano

Adult $10.00 Suggested Donation



SPECIAL (All 7 Film Segments) FESTIVAL PASS

Non-Museum Member $50.00 Suggested Donation
Museum Member $45.00 Suggested Donation


BRING OR MAIL THE DOWNLOADED ORDER FORM TO THE MUSEUM

2008 FESTIVAL SCHEDULE, & ORDER FORM (Acrobat PDF File)


THIS SCHEDULE & PRICE LIST (WITHOUT PAYPAL) (Acrobat PDF File)

DOWNLOAD AN 8.5 X 11 INCH FESTIVAL FLYER (Acrobat PDF File)


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 (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 and you will pass the Mission Adobe Nursery on your right.  To get to the Edison Theater,continue a couple blocks through downtown Niles until you get to G & H Streets, the Edison Theater is in between them 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 Blvd.,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 between the two streets on the left.

FROM HIGHWAY 680: take Interstate 680 north, exit on the 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 between on the left.

Places to stay:  

The distance from the Crowne Plaza hotel to Niles Hall 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 Bill Silent Film Festival and receive a special rate of $99 a 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 Holiday Inn you are attending the Broncho Bill Silent Film Festival and receive a special rate of $89 a night.  You must call the Union City Holiday Inn direct.


All is subject to change.
 

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