90 years ago today, Douglas Fairbanks and his wife Mary Pickford joined by their friend Charlie Chaplin, turned out for the premiere of Fairbanks' swashbuckling adventure at their pal Sid Grauman's new Hollywood movie palace. This evening went down in history as the very first Hollywood movie premiere.
Join Fairbanks' historian Tracy Goessel for an introduction to the film, which will be presented with live piano accompaniment by Cliff Retallick. Prior to the film, Hollywood Heritage will gift a piece of furniture from the Egyptian's original ladies powder room, back to the Egyptian Theatre on the occasion of the 90th anniversary. They will also mount a display of memorabilia from the theatre.
This screening is free to American Cinematheque members and one guest.
Live musical accompaniment provided by Cliff Retallick.