Venue Details

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The Paramount Theatre
911 Pine St. Seattle, WA 98101
206-467-5510
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It seems to me that at the Paramount the 2nd floor of seats is as close to the stage as half the seats on the main floor. Next time, I'm going to try opting for the higher, cheeper seats.
Hugh Laurie With the Copper Bottom Band info May 26 2014 star this tip starred
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Metropol bar and dining is across the street from rear end of the building has excellent drinks!
Hugh Laurie With the Copper Bottom Band info May 26 2014 star this tip starred

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26 events
4 reviews
32 stars
attended Jun 30 2014

Absolutely perfect evening! There is a huge parking garage right around the corner. The Paramount Theater is stunning (and has comfy seats!). We walked in and were a little confused - there were all these smiling people handing out bags. It was...continued

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3 reviews
4 stars
attended Jun 10 2013

Movie was great, Jim the organist is awesome, Trader Joe's tasty complimentary snack bag of caramel popcorn, peanut butter pretzel bites, peanut butter chocolate cups and cookies.

BRING YOUR OWN BOTTLED WATER - STG/PARAMOUNT CHARGES $4 A BOTTLE...continued

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 23 2014

This was a really fun experience. Great movie, great snacks from Trader Joes!

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Description

June 9, 2014: Feel My Pulse With Steamboat Willie
Directed by Gregory LaCava, this was the first film shown at The Paramount (which was originally named Seattle Theatre) when the doors opened on March 1, 1928. Starring Bebe Daniels and William Powell, this comedy is about a wealthy hypochondriac who inherits a sanatorium, finding love and adventure along the way. Opening short Steamboat Willie is the first released short of Disney’s Mickey Mouse and placed on the National Film Registry in 1998.

June 16, 2014: Show People With Plane Crazy
An American silent comedy directed by King Vidor, the film was a starring vehicle for actress Marion Davies and actor William Haines and included notable cameo appearances by many film personalities of the day, including Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks and John Gilbert. It’s a lighthearted look at Hollywood at the end of the silent film era and is considered Davies’ best role. In 2003, the Library of Congress selected Show People for preservation in the National Film Registry. Opening short is Plane Crazy, the first produced short of Disney’s Mickey Mouse.

June 23, 2014: The Wind
This American romantic drama from Swedish director Victor Sjöjström stars Lillian Gish (in her last silent role), Lars Hanson and Montagu Love. Frances Marion adapted the movie from the novel of the same name written by Dorothy Scarborough. The story is that of a frail young woman from the East who moves in with her cousin in the West, causing tension within the family that eventually drives her mad. The Museum of Modern Art has preserved the film, which is also in the National Film Registry.

June 30, 2014: The Circus With Kid Auto Races of Venice
Directed, produced, written and starring Charlie Chaplin, the film includes a recorded score composed by Chaplin as well. The ringmaster of an impoverished circus hires Chaplin’s Little Tramp as a clown, but discovers that he can only be funny unintentionally, not on purpose. Opening short is Kid Auto Races of Venice (1914), the first appearance of the Little Tramp by Keystone Film Company.

Please note: This film will be shown on 35mm with a recorded music score by Charlie Chaplin.