Thursday, July 13, 2017

Silent Sundays

The following was submitted by Rita Reagan with the Norman Studios Silent Sundays  

2017 Silent Sunday ~ A Méliès Medley July 16, 4pm, Hotel Indigo $5 donation includes complimentary popcorn Enjoy music by JU music professor Tony Steve A mesmerizing assortment of short silent films by French filmmaker and illusionist Georges Méliès, hailed as a pioneer in cinematic special effects and in the science fiction and fantasy genres. Check out Mitch Hemann’s fascinating blog.

October D r. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ~ Date TBA Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself. John Barrymore stars in this 1920 film adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic horror story. November 12 Wings ~ A special Veteran’s Day screening of the iconic film starring Clara Bow. Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I. It’s the first film to feature and accurately portray the work of wartime fighter pilots. Venue to be announced. 


Heat and rain notwithstanding, Norman Studios is a happening place this summer. Tours, workdays, archiving, grant writing, planning… look for information about volunteering and coming attractions: 8/8 Event at Jumbo Shrimp Baseball Ball Park We are investigating alternative venues for new projects -- a silent film about baseball and the Race Film Series. Visit or contact for updates.

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