Sunday, June 20, 2010

Book and DVD signing schedule

In what's shaping up to be a mini-festival within a festival, more than a dozen film historians, biographers, archivists and authors will gather at this year's San Francisco Silent Film Festival. Please join us on the mezzanine of the Castro Theater and meet some of the many individuals helping keep silent film before the public eye. Here is the line-up of signings for this July's event. (Book and DVD signings follow screenings. Times are approximate.)

THURSDAY  JULY  15

9:30 pm   David W. Menefee – George O'Brien: A Man’s Man In Hollywood
9:30 pm   Ira Resnick – Starstruck: Vintage Movie Posters from Classic Hollywood

FRIDAY JULY  16

12:30 pm   Diana Serra Cary – Whatever Happened to Baby Peggy?

4:00 pm   Richie Meyer – Ruan Ling-Yu: The Goddess of Shanghai
4:00 pm   Elaine Mae Woo – Anna May Wong, Frosted Yellow Willows: Her Life,
                 Times and Legend
  (DVD)

7:30 pm   Eddie Muller –  Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir
7:30 pm   Scott O’Brien – Ann Harding - Cinema's Gallant Lady
7:30 pm   Sarah Baker – Lucky Stars: Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell

SATURDAY JULY  17

11:15 am   Leonard Maltin –  Leonard Maltin's 151 Best Movies You've Never Seen
11:15 am   Pete Docter –  The Art of Up, Moster's Inc (DVD), Up (DVD),

1:30 pm   Festival musicians signing their CDs and DVDs

3:30 pm   Robert Dix –  Out of Hollywood
3:30 pm   William Wellman Jr. – The Man and His Wings: William A. Wellman and    
                 the Making of the First Best Picture

3:30 pm   Jeffrey Vance - Douglas Fairbanks

5:30 pm   Kevin Brownlow - The Parade's Gone By, along with his DVDs

8:45 pm   Thomas Gladysz – The Diary of a Lost Girl (Louise Brooks edition)
8:45 pm   Samuel Bernstein – Lulu: A Novel
8:45 pm   Ira Resnick – Starstruck: Vintage Movie Posters from Classic Hollywood

SUNDAY JULY  18

11:15 am  Gregory Paul Williams – The Story of Hollywood: An Illustrated History
11:15 am  David Kiehn – Broncho Billy and the Essanay Film Company
11:15 am  David Shepard  – Chicago (DVD)
11:15 am  Elaine Mae Woo – Anna May Wong, Frosted Yellow Willows: Her Life, 
                 Times and Legend
  (DVD)

1:30 pm  Anthony Slide –  Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine
1:30 pm  Lucy Autry Wilson (with David Kiehn) – George Lucas's Blockbusting
4:00 pm  Donna Hill  (with Emily Leider) –  Rudolph Valentino, The Silent Idol: His
                Life in Photographs


6:30 pm   Kevin Brownlow - The Parade's Gone By
6:30 pm   Jeffrey Vance - Harold Lloyd: Master Comedian
6:30 pm   John Bengtson – Silent Traces: Discovering Early Hollywood Through the
                 Films of Charlie Chaplin

6:30 pm   David W. Menefee – Sarah Bernhardt in the Theatre of Films and Sound
                 Recordings

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