Venue Details

266 Star Starred
Balboa Theatre
Located at E. Street 868 Fourth Avenue San Diego, CA 92101
619-570-1100
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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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Description

This program’s running time is approximately two hours, including intermission.  

Program: 

The Dancing Pig

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

The Golden Beetle

…a special effects color spectacular film c. 1907

Suspense

…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 * * *  

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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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