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19th Annual Silent Film Gala


Saturday, May 31, 2008 at 8:00 pm

19th Annual Silent Film Gala

Royce Hall
Carl Davis, C.B.E. (Hon.), composer & conductor

Harold Lloyd SPEEDY (1928)

Presenting Harold Lloyd’s whimsical and stylish Speedy (1928), a hilarious comedy shot on location in Manhattan, with an extended cameo by Babe Ruth. This movie’s got it all: New York’s last horse-drawn car, baseball, good guys and bad guys (guess who wins).

Score by Carl Davis, performed live by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Carl Davis.

Dustin Hoffman, honorary chairman
Hanna M. Kennedy and Roger L. Mayer, co-chairmen

$35 General seating
$75 Priority seating
$300 Gala – includes post-film supper

To order, please call the LACO box office at (213) 622-7001 × 215.



Silent era until 1928