To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Martin Scorsese’s The Film Foundation, the Silent Movie Mondays series returns to Seattle’s Paramount with 35mm silents, including “The Mark of Zorro” and “My Best Girl.”
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Martin Scorsese’s The Film Foundation, the “Silent Movie Mondays” series returns to the Paramount Theatre with a collection of 35mm silent films that were preserved by the Foundation.
The series opens Monday, June 1, with “The Mark of Zorro,” a 1920 action-adventure starring Douglas Fairbanks. The film will be accompanied live by Walt Strony on the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ.
Screenings continue on June 8 with “My Best Girl,” a 1927 romantic comedy starring Mary Pickford in her last silent film. Manning the Mighty Wurlitzer will be Christian Elliott.
Silent Movie Mondays
7 p.m. Mondays, June 1-22, Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle; $10-$14 (877-784-4849 or stgpresents.org).
June 15 brings the 1925 crime drama “The Unholy Three,” about a sideshow ventriloquist, a midget and strongman who commit a series of robberies, starring Lon Chaney. This film will be accompanied live by organist Tedde Gibson.
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The series concludes June 22 with the 1916 silent version of the classic “Snow White.” Donna Parker will provide live organ accompaniment.
All films begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10-$14 for each presentation, or all four for $32 (877-784-4849 or stgpresents.org).