Friday, February 8, 2013

February 9, 2013 - Taming of the Shrew screens (along with 3 short films) followed by discussion & book signing by Christel Schmidt at Egyptian Theatre today

The Taming of the Shrew, Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, 1929
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The classic 1929 movie Taming of the Shrew starring Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks screens at the Egyptian Theatre today at 2:00 PM!  In addition to the film, 3 short films will also be shown:  The Dream (1911, 9 minutes), Mary Pickford's Cousin's Wedding (1925, 3 minutes) and Screen Snapshots Series 9, No. 14 (1930, 10 minutes).  Following the screening, author and historian Christel Schmidt will discuss and sign her fascinating new book Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies in the lobby.

The historic Egyptian Theatre is located at 6712  Hollywood Boulevard and directions can be found here.  Tickets can be purchased at the box office or online at Fandango here.  General admission is $11.00.

If you're hungry before or after the movie screening, show your ticket stub to our friends at either the Pig 'N Whistle or Maui and Sons Bar & Grill for a 10% discount.

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