CRTOS is dedicated to theatre organ preservation and promotion of this uniquely American instrument. We sponsor theatre organ concerts, silent films screenings, music workshops and theatre organ restoration projects in Oregon and Southern Washington. Click here for more information.
Silent Film Series at The Hollywood Theatre
"The Thief of Bagdad"
The Third Movie of CRTOS Douglas Fairbanks Silent Movie Series
August 22, 2015 2:00 PM - Hollywood Theatre, Portland
Continuing with our Douglas Fairbanks silent film festival, Columbia Theatre Organ Society and the Hollywood Theatre present the 1924 Douglas Fairbanks silent picture "The Thief of Bagdad".
This convenient Saturday 2:00 pm matinee presentation features live Unit Orchestra accompaniment with a special score created for this showing by noted musician and composer Donna Parker.
Enjoy the air conditioned splendor of the Hollywood theatre, along with concessions and fresh pizza from the theatres "pie hole".
The Thief of Bagdad (1924)
Douglas Fairbanks as Ahmed, the Thief of Bagdad
Snitz Edwards as His Evil Associate
Charles Belcher as The Holy Man (Imam) / Narrator
Julanne Johnston as The Princess.
Fairbanks considered this to be his personal favorite of all of his films, according to his son. The film's use of imaginative gymnastics suited the athletic star, whose "catlike, seemingly effortless" movements were as much dance as gymnastics.
Written, produced and starring Douglas Fairbanks.
Tickets are $10.00 at the door of the Hollywood Theatre. The Hollywood is located at: 4122 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97212.
About the CRTOS: CRTOS is dedicated to theatre organ preservation and promotion of this uniquely American instrument. We sponsor theatre organ concerts, silent films screenings, music workshops and theatre organ restoration projects in Oregon and Southern Washington Learn more at www.CRTOS.org CRTOS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.