YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and the whole internet in general have all made it easy for new superstars to come up. Anyone who has something to over can easily create a venue of their own to show off whatever it is they want to show off. The onslaught of new personalities and new contents is also making it easier for people to forget the original superstars, the greatest of artists who paved the way for the entertainment industry to flourish.
Actors, writers and directors of silent movies, the ones who made told stories with so much purity that it continues to resonate today. It would be unfortunate for people to forget their greatness. That’s why “Silent Comedy Shorts”, a night devoted to the movies silent movie greats such as Charlie Chapin, should never be missed.
Some of the shorts that will be shown are:
- The Cartoon Factory starring Koko the Clown
- What Price Goofy? starring Charley Chase
- The Immigrant starring Charlie Chaplin
- The Love Nest starring Buster Keaton
There will also be a live musical performance by some of the hottest LA bands.
- Silent Comedy Shorts
- May 17,
- Aero Theater
- 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403
- $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members
- For tickets call (323) 466-3456