Thanks for the Memories! – 7/13/19

Thanks for the Memories!

Presented by THE ALEX FILM SOCIETY and THE GLENDALE HISTORICAL SOCIETY in association with GLENDALE ARTS SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2019 Doors at 6:30 P.M. A SPECIAL EVENT FUNDRAISER to benefit AFS and TGHS, their programs and outreach. The Alex Film Society, The Glendale Historical Society, and Glendale Arts join forces to celebrate the Jewel City's unique contribution to Hollywood, its studios, and the stars that called Glendale their home, featuring vintage film clips, newsreels, silent film classics, comedy shorts, and classic cartoons. Hosted by radio personality, actor, and humorist Adam Felber, the show will also screen Chuck Workman's Oscar®-winning salute to the movies, feature special guests, and highlight the many movie theatres on Brand Boulevard during its heyday. Celebrating Film, People, and Glendale History Line Up Cocktail Hour: The irresistible Kenton Youngstrom Trio plays the Great American Songbook Laurel and Hardy's Academy Award® nominated comedy short, Tit for Tat (1935) Don Donald (1937) starring the dashing Donald Duck Precious Images: Chuck Workman's Oscar® -winning salute to the movies The Silent Spot: The great stars, the thrills, the laughter and the heartbreak of Hollywood's silent era. Film accompanist, Cliff Retallick, demonstrates the musical cues that thrilled audiences before sound was invented. Relive the best moments from Valentino's The Son of the Sheik (1926), Fairbank's Robin Hood (1922) and Clara Bow in Wings (1927). The Sound Era: Vintage newsreels, travelogues, a visit with the stars "at home", and short subjects that provide a backdrop for Glendale-centric history and personalities: Marion "Duke" Morrison, the Glendale High grad who found fame as John Wayne, and Clarence "Ducky" Nash, who immortalized the voice