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  • thenewcovenoflouisebrooks-owner@yahoogrou
    Jun 29, 2011
      2011 Silent Summer Film Festival

      For six consecutive Fridays from July 22 to Aug. 26, the Silent Film Society of Chicago presents the 2011 Silent Summer Film Festival at the Portage Theater. This year's event features the talents of some of the most talented actresses of the silent film era. If you enjoy drama, romance, suspense and comedy, then the 2011 Silent Summer Film Festival is the place to be.Ê


      A Girl in Every Port
      July 22, 2011 at 8 p.m.

      Louise Brooks plays an attractive French gold digger in this comedy from 1928 directed by Howard Hawks. Two sailor pals, Salami and Spike, have traveled the world in search of women, adventure and more women. When Spike falls for Marie (Brooks) and proposes marriage, the pals' friendship becomes strained. Salami tries to convince Spike that Marie is just another notch on the bedpost, and the hijinx ensues.ÊIt was because of this film that Brooks was later chosen for her famous role as Lulu in "Pandora's Box" where she would make cinema history. Organ accompaniment by Jay Warren. Pre-show music provided by Renee Baker and The Chicago Modern Orchestra Project.
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