Rome Capitol Theatre Celebrates 85th Anniversary With Special Movie Program
What a treasure the Rome Capitol Theatre is for central New York, and this weekend they are celebrating their 85th anniversary with a very special program. Check out the details.
According to romecapitol.com:
“Capitol 85th Anniversary Program featuring
*SHOW PEOPLE (1928)
Saturday, December 7, 6:30 pm
Commemorating the Capitol’s December 1928 opening by recreating a movie bill that originally ran at the Capitol 85 years ago. All silent shorts will by accompanied by eminent organist Avery Tunningley on the Capitol’s original-installation Möller Grand Theater Organ.
6:30 Introduction/opening comments
7:00 National anthem (Avery Tunningley at the organ)
7:05 1928 song medley (Avery Tunningley)
7:20 Capitol Greetings
7:23 Barnum & Ringling, Inc. (Our Gang silent short, Avery Tunningley accompaniment)
7:42 Vitaphone shorts
(a.) Dick Rich & His Melodious Monarchs
(b.) Conlin and Glass in “Sharps and Flats”
8:20 Show People (silent feature) (Avery Tunningley accompaniment)
Archival 35mm prints from UCLA Film & Television Archive and Warner Bros.
Adults $8.50, Seniors $7.50, Capitol Friends $6.50, Children (12 & Under) $2.50.
BOX OFFICE: (315) 337-6453
The Capitol Theatre
220 W. Dominick St., Rome, NY, 13440″