NILES ESSANAY SILENT FILM MUSEUM PRESENTS:

12TH ANNUAL BRONCHO BILLY SILENT FILM FESTIVAL

JUNE 26, 27, 28, 2009


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 26

FROM LASKY TO PARAMOUNT
8:00 PM Main Program
The Enemy Sex - Betty Compson, Percy Marmont, Sheldon Lewis (1924)

A Trip Through the Paramount Studio - short: (1927)
When Clubs Were Trumps - Betty Compson, Neal Burns (1916)
The Butcher Boy - Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, Buster Keaton (1917)
Phil Carli at the piano

Museum Member $8.00 Suggested Donation

Non-Museum Member $10.00 Suggested Donation



Saturday Early Afternoon, June 27

SHORT COMEDIES INTRODUCED BY DIANA SERRA CARY (Baby Peggy)
12:30 PM Comedy Program
Baby Peggy Birthday Newsreel - (2009, Niles-Essanay) Diana Cary and Fans
Cousins of Sherlocko -  (1912)
Good Night, Nurse - Neal Burns, Billie Rhodes (1916)
The Kid Reporter - Baby Peggy (1923)
The Ghosts of Hollywood - William MacInnes Narrates (1931)
Drink Hearty - Snub Pollard, Marie Mosquini (1920)
Don't Weaken - Ford Sterling, Charlie Murray (1920)
Judy Rosenberg at the piano

Museum members $6.00 Suggested Donation

Non-Museum members $8.00 Suggested Donation



Saturday Late Afternoon, June 27

THE AMERICAN FILM COMPANY, FROM CHICAGO TO SANTA BARBARA
3:30 PM  Program
Faith - Mary Miles Minter, Margaret Shelby (1916)
Photoplay Magazine Screen Supplement - A behind-the-scenes look (1918)
The Capture of Rattlesnake Ike - J. Warren Kerrigan, Pauline Bush, Louise Lester (1911)
Calamity Anne, Guardian - J. Warren Kerrigan, Marshall Neilan, Louise Lester (1912)
Jon Mirsalis at the piano

Museum members $6.00 Suggested Donation

Non-Museum members $8.00 Suggested Donation



Saturday Evening, June 27

THOMAS H. INCE DOUBLE FEATURE
7:30 PM  Program
The Crab - Frank Keenan, Thelma Salter (1917)
One a Minute - Douglas MacLean, Victor Potel. (1921)
With short:  
A Tour of the Thomas Ince Studio - A behind-the-scenes look (1924)
Jon Mirsalis at the piano

Museum member $8.00 Suggested Donation

Non-Museum member $10.00 Suggested Donation



Sunday Afternoon, June 28

THANHOUSER 100th ANNIVERSARY, Introduced by Ned Thanhouser
12:30 PM  Program
The Woman in White - Florence La Badie, Richard R. Neill (1917)
With shorts: 
The Evidence of the Film - William Garwood, Marie Eline, Florence La Badie (1913)
Just a Shabby Doll - Mignon Anderson, Harry Benham, Helen Badgley (1913)
Phil Carli at the piano

Museum member $6.00 Suggested Donation

Non-Museum member $8.00 Suggested Donation



Sunday Late Afternoon, June 28

MADE IN THE BAY AREA SILENTS
3:30 PM  Program
The Call of the Klondike - Gaston Glass, Dorothy Dwan (1926)
With shorts:
A Trip Down Market Street - Days before the earthquake and fire (1906)
Dream Picture - Lance, Mabel and Jimmy Nicholson, Albert Anderson. (1925)
Pop Tuttle, Deteckative - Dan Mason (1922)
Judy Rosenberg at the piano

Museum member $6.00 Suggested Donation

Non-Museum member $8.00 Suggested Donation



Sunday Evening, June 28

FROM IMP TO UNIVERSAL
7:30 PM Program
Foolish Wives -  Erich von Stroheim, Mae Busch (1922)
With shorts:
Behind the Screen -  Al Christie directs a film at Universal (1915)
Behind the Times -  Ethel Grandin (1911)
Lizzie's Dizzy Career -  Eddie Lyons, Victoria Forde, Lee Moran (1915)
Bruce Loeb at the piano

Museum member $8.00 Suggested Donation

Non-Museum member $10.00 Suggested Donation



SPECIAL (All 7 Film Segments) FESTIVAL PASS
(Pass includes a Festival Program)

Museum Member $45.00 Suggested Donation

Non-Museum Member $50.00 Suggested Donation



BRING OR MAIL THE DOWNLOADED ORDER FORM TO THE MUSEUM
DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS.
2009 FESTIVAL SCHEDULE, AND ORDER FORM (Acrobat PDF File)

2009 FESTIVAL SCHEDULE, & ORDER FORM (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 Billy Silent Film Festival and receive a special rate of $99 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 Holiday Inn you are attending the Broncho Billy Silent Film Festival and receive a special rate of $79 per night.  You must call the Union City Holiday Inn direct.


All is subject to change.
 

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