Shasta 2nd annual silent film festival

The Son of the Sheik

Rudolph Valentino and Vilma Banky in The Son of the Sheik, from http://www.shastaartscouncil.org

The Shasta Arts Council 2nd Annual Silent Film Festival at Redding, California, takes place 26-27 October. The films showing are The Son of the Sheik (1926), The Mark of Zorro (1920), The Circus (1928) and Stella Dallas (1925), with acompanying shorts, all with musical accompaniment from Frederick Hodges, plus The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari (1919), with live string quartet with music composed by Timothy Brock. More details, as ever, from the festival website.

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