Jan. 13 Fundraiser in Burbank, CA

Attend Our Special Fundraiser Evening to Benefit Famous Players Orchestra’s Recording Project

Help the Famous Players Orchestra complete their new CD:

“Music of the Silent Cinema”

Share your love of silent films and the great historic orchestral film music of the silent era! Join us for a fun-filled evening which will include a screening of rare silent films featuring:

• Mary Pickford
• Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy
• John Bunny
• Windsor McCay
• Edgar Bergen
• Clara Kimball Young
• Billy Gilbert
• Edgar Kennedy

Silent Auction

The evening will also include a silent auction featuring:
• Movie Memorabilia
• Original Movie Posters
• Original Artwork
• DVDs
• BluRay
• And more!

Place your bid on a variety of fabulous auction items while supporting a great cause! Your generosity will help FPO as they endeavor to preserve this charming, long-forgotten music for future generations to enjoy! All proceeds will go directly toward completing production of the CD.

Your Master of Ceremonies will be film historian, Stan Taffel. Musical accompaniment will feature Scott Lasky on piano.

 

LOCATION:
Christ Lutheran Church
2400 W. Burbank Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91506

TIME:
Doors open at 6:15 p.m.
Event starts at 7:00 p.m.

ADMISSION:
$10 suggested donation

Famous Players Orchestra is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is dedicated to performing and recording this charming and long forgotten music. For their repertoire, Famous Players Orchestra draws upon historic orchestrations used by movie theater orchestras of the silent era, and performs this music in programs as accompaniment to live screenings of silent era films. Through live concert performances and recordings, Famous Players Orchestra endeavors to revive and preserve this significant chapter in cinema history. The ensemble is comprised of professional musicians based in the Los Angeles area.

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