Venice Historical Society Proudly Celebrates Their 30th Anniversary  “A TRIBUTE TO MARY PICKFORD”


A Lecture & Rare Film Clips by Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker Elaina Archer WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14th at 7:00 pm

Pickford

Mary Pickford

The Venice Historical Society (VHS) has scheduled a classic evening with a celebratory tribute to one of the most powerful and talented women in American cinema.
Elaina Archer, Director of Archive & Legacy for the Mary Pickford Foundation will be presenting rare clips from Mary Pickford’s films, and discussing her life and career.
 
Elaina will cover Mary Pickford’s entire career from 1909 until 1933, show a clip of Mary from 1909 at the Venice Canals and talk about Mary starring in a promotional short film for war bonds in 1918 that was filmed at the end of the Venice Pier. Elaina will also share the work that the foundation is doing today to preserve and respect the Pickford legacy. The Mary Pickford Foundation is dedicated to restoring and preserving Mary’s films both on film and digitally, and to producing new, original scores for a modern audience today.  


 
SPECIAL HOLIDAY SALE AT THE EVENT – VHS will be selling their unique and colorful holiday merchandise with member discounts. VHS gift memberships are available so friends can learn about Venice’s 100+ year history. COME EARLY TO SHOP.
 
This classic evening is scheduled for Wednesday, December 14th, at 7:00 pm, and will be held at the modern Oakwood Recreation Center, at 7th & California Avenues, Venice, California, 90291.  Enter on 7th Street. $5 for VHS members. $8 for non-members.  
  
Join us for an unforgettable evening at the Oakwood Recreation Center. For further information call 310-967-5170 or visit the society’s website at venicehistoricalsociety.org.  Street parking available.


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