Above: Promotional image for the Fox Theatre Film Series.
Our "Silent Film Nights" have now grown to a series of their own! Introducing the Fox Theatre Film Series, celebrating Symphony Hall's heritage and history. Symphony Hall was originally opened in 1929 as The Fox Theatre, a premiere Movie Palace and part of the great nationwide Fox chain.
Enjoy silent film legends on the big screen with beautiful and unique image quality courtesy of our rare period carbon-arc film projectors! Each performance is accompanied by the mighty Fox Theatre Organ played by theatre organ master Russ Peck.
My Best Girl (1927)
Saturday, May 11, 8pm
Russ Peck, organ
Starring Mary Pickford and Buddy Rogers
Joe Merrill, son of a millionaire, poses as Joe Grant and takes a job in the stockroom of his father’s department store. There he meets and falls in love with stockroom girl Maggie Johnson (Silent Era superstar Mary Pickford.) Problems arise when his engagement to high society girl, Millicent Rogers, goes awry.
Location: Joan and Irwin Jacobs Music Center, 750 B Street, downtown San Diego. Google Map