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Balboa Theatre
Located at E. Street 868 Fourth Avenue San Diego, CA 92101
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5.0 / 5 Rated by 5 members
Review from Goldstar Member

This was a wonderful event - the silent movies were excellent - and the MC looked like "Money Bags" from the game Monopoly. Most of all, the Balboa theatre is a place not to be missed. We need more events like this, in period costume to match...continued

reviewed Jul 21 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Beth

What a wonderful event! It was a great way to learn about silent movies!

reviewed Jul 21 2012 report as inappropriate
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This program’s running time is approximately two hours, including intermission.  


The Dancing Pig

…you must see it to believe it! c. 1907

The Golden Beetle

…a special effects color spectacular film c. 1907


…a ground-breaking film from one of Hollywood’s pioneer female directors c. 1913

The Untamable Whiskers

…a trick film from George Melies c. 1904

Trip to the Moon

…George Melies’ science fiction/comedy c. 1902  

  • * * Intermission * * *  


It’s a Gift_

…Snub Pollard in a Hal Roach comedy c. 1923

Lizzies of the Field

…slapstick car chase film c. 1924

What Price Goofy 

… a pioneer of situation comedy, Charley Chase stars in this hilarious film c. 1925

Big Business

…Laurel and Hardy—the two geniuses of comedy are selling Christmas trees door-to-door c. 1929

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