August 30th, 2018
The Famous Players Orchestra
Returns to Cinecon 54!
performing their score to
“Helen’s Babies” (1924)
Starring Baby Peggy, Clara Bow, Jeanne Carpenter and
Edward Everett Horton
Scheduled to appear in person: Actress Diana Sera Carey a.k.a Baby Peggy !
On August 30th 2018, The Famous Players Orchestra will return to the 54th annual Cinecon Classic Film Festival in Hollywood at the Egyptian Theatre to perform their score to “Helen’s Babies” (1924), starring Baby Peggy, Clara Bow, Jeanne Carpenter and Edward Everett Horton. Making this occasion historic, actress Diana Sera Carey, a.k.a Baby Peggy, (who turns 100 in October) plans to attend this screening. She is the last surviving star from the silent film era. Additionally, this screening of “Helen’s Babies” will be the premiere of a new film restoration from The Library of Congress, featuring newly discovered footage unseen since the film was originally released.
For more information on the Cinecon Classic Film Festival visit: www.cinecon.org.
Coming November 3rd, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m. in Burbank!!!
Famous Players Orchestra
“The Son of the Sheik”(1926)
On November 3rd, 2018 Famous Players Orchestra will present “The Son of the Sheik” (1926) starring Rudolph Valentino and Vilma Bánky. Featuring a period score performed live by The Famous Players Orchestra under the direction of Scott Lasky. Program introduced by film historian, Stan Taffel.
Showtime is 7:00 p.m. The venue is Christ Lutheran Church 2400 West Burbank Blvd. Burbank, CA 91506. Tickets go on sale October 1st, 2018 and can be purchased from this page.
Highlights from Past Concerts:
FPO at Cinecon 53!
On August 31st 2017, The Famous Players Orchestra was honored to perform at the gala opening night of the 53rd annual Cinecon Classic Film Festival in Hollywood at the Egyptian theatre. We were thrilled to receive a standing ovation after performing our score to “Steamboat Bill Jr.” (1928). Thank you Cinecon!!!