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FUNDRAISER CONCERT!

 

 

Saturday, February 29th, 2020 @7:00 pm in Burbank!

 

Join us for our spectacular fundraiser

“An Evening of Classic Silent Film Comedies”

 

  Silent comedies hand-cranked by Joe Rinaudo on an original Power’s 1909 Cameragraph Model 6 Motion Picture Machine!  Screened with live musical accompaniment, featuring Scott Lasky on piano.  Introduced by Film Historian  Stan Taffel.

 

 

Program Includes:

  • “Mystery of the Leaping Fish” (1916) Starring Douglas Fairbanks

  • “The Hollywood Kid” (1922) A Mack Sennett Comedy

  • “The Grocery Clerk” (1919) Starring Larry Semon

  • “An Eastern Westerner” (1920) Starring Harold Lloyd

  • “The Iron Nag” (1925) Starring Billy Bevan

 

Show Date: Saturday, February 29th, 2020.  Admission is $10.00   Location is Christ Lutheran Church  2400 W. Burbank Blvd, Burbank, CA 91506  (Southeast corner of Burbank Bl. & Buena Vista St.)   Doors open at 6:15 pm. Show starts at 7:00 pm.

 


SAVE THE DATE!

Saturday June 6th, 2020 @7:30 pm in Burbank!

Famous Players Orchestra

Presents

“Pioneers of the Early Cinema”

 Featuring the Films of

 Georges Méliès, Pathé and others

Live Score Performed by The Famous Players Orchestra under the direction of Scott Lasky.

On June 6th, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m. Famous Players Orchestra will present “Pioneers of the Early Cinema”. A program of early cinematic masterpieces hand-cranked by Joe Rinaudo on an original Power’s 1909 Cameragraph Model 6 Motion Picture Machine! Screened with live score performed by The Famous Players Orchestra under the direction of Scott Lasky. Program will be introduced by Film Historian Stan Taffel.

Tickets go on Sale May 1st, 2020.

Show Date: Saturday, June 6 th, 2020. Location is Christ Lutheran Church 2400 W. Burbank Blvd, Burbank, CA 91506 (Southeast corner of Burbank Bl. & Buena Vista St.) Doors open at 6:45 pm. Show starts at 7:30 pm.

 


 

Highlights from Past Concerts:

FPO at Cinecon 55!

On August 29th, 2019 The Famous Players Orchestra was again honored to open the 55th annual Cinecon Classic Film Festival in Hollywood at Grauman’s Egyptian theatre performing our score to “Bare Knees” (1928) starring Virginia Lee Corbin, Donald Keith, Jane Winton and Maude Fulton.

 

 

 

 

FPO at Cinecon 54!

Highlights from our appearance at the 54th annual Cinecon Classic Film Festival in Hollywood at the historic Grauman’s Egyptian theatre performing our score to “Helen’s Babies” (1924) starring Baby Peggy, Edward Everett Horton, Clara Bow and Jeanne Carpenter.

FPO’s Musical Director Scott Lasky with “Baby Peggy” actress Diana Sera Cary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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