Silent movies return to Seattle’s Paramount

posted by CSWalczak on November 2, 2009 at 5:45 am

SEATTLE, WA — Silent movies will be screened at Seattle’s Paramount Theater on three successive Mondays in November, including the 1916 version of “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” on 11/2,“The Adventures of Prince Achmed,"a 1926 film from Germany, claimed to be the oldest surviving feature length animated film on 11/9, and, on 11/16, the 1925 version of "The Lost World.” Jim Riggs will be playing the theater’s mighty Wurlitzer at all performances.

More details here: STG Presents

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muscur
muscur on November 11, 2009 at 1:38 pm

Dennis James, the final appointed House Organist for Seattle’s Paramount Theatre from 1998 to 2008 who created and introduced the theatre’s popular Silent Movie Mondays series plus frequently sold out the theatre during his 11 year tenure, continues his professional silent film and other musical presentations throughout the Northwest Area during the 2009-2010 season:

2009
November 13, Blue Mouse Theatre, Tacoma, Washington
86th Anniversary screening: original opening night film THE GREEN GODDESS (1923)
2010
January 21, Washington Center, Olympia, Washington
4th annual silent film series: Greta Garbo and John Gilbert in FLESH AND THE DEVIL
February 11, Washington Center, Olympia, Washington
4th annual silent film series: Rudolph Valentino in SON OF THE SHEIK
February 14, Lynwood Theatre, Bainbridge Island, Washington
Silent film series- two screenings: Harold Lloyd in GIRL SHY
February 15, Admiral Theatre, West Seattle, Washington
Original Silent Movie Mondays site debut: William Boyd in THE YANKEE CLIPPER
March 7, City Museum, Wenatchee, Washington
Silent film program: comedy films
March 8, Town Hall, Seattle, Washington
OdeonQuartet (string quartet) with Dennis James, Glass Armonica chamber music performance
March 11, Washington Center, Olympia, Washington
4th annual silent film series: Janet Gaynor and George O'Brien in SUNRISE
July 5, Lynwood Theatre, Bainbridge Island, Washington
Annual Anniversary silent film screenings:
July 6, Location tba, Seattle, Washington
American Theatre Organ Society National Convention – feature silent film event by invitation conveyed by convention chairman Tom Blackwell: title tba

For more information, visit: http://www.cas.sc.edu/film/james.htm

muscur
muscur on March 9, 2010 at 1:58 pm

Dennis James, the final appointed professional House Organist for Seattle’s Paramount Theatre (from 1999 to 2008), announces his upcoming 2010-2011 professional silent film and other music presentations throughout the Northwest:

March 11, Washington Center, Olympia, Washington 4th annual silent film series: Janet Gaynor and George O'Brien in SUNRISE

April 19, Admiral Theatre, West Seattle, Washington Dennis James' Original Silent Movie Mondays site debut: Nell Shipman silent film program featuring BACK TO GOD’S COUNTRY

June tba, Seattle, Washington Seattle International Film Festival: Abel Gance’s J'ACCUSE

July 3, Paramount Theatre, Seattle, Washington American Theatre Organ Society National Convention performance by confirmed invitation of convention chairman Tom Blackwell

July 5, Lynwood Theatre, Bainbridge Island, Washington Annual Anniversary silent film screenings: title tba

November 4, Washington Center, Olympia, Washington 25th Anniversary Celebration- theatre organ performance

November 13&14, Blue Mouse Theatre, Tacoma, Washington 87th Anniversary screenings

2011

February 17, Washington Center, Olympia, Washington 5th annual silent film series: title tba

March 27, City Museum, Wenatchee, Washington Silent film program: Buster Keaton films

March 31, Washington Center, Olympia, Washington 5th annual silent film series: title tba

April 21, Washington Center, Olympia, Washington 5th annual silent film series: title tba

For more information, visit: http://www.cas.sc.edu/film/james.htm

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