NILES ESSANAY SILENT FILM MUSEUM
Saturday April 16 7:30 PM
Suggested donation: member $6, $8 not yet members
Judy Rosenberg (piano)
San Francisco Earthquake Anniversary
WHEN THE EARTH TREMBLED (1913, Lubin, 35mm
print from the collection of the Library of Congress,
preserved by the San Francisco Silent Film Festival)
Ethel Clayton, former Essanay Chicago studio star,
plays a woman struggling to survive with her two children,
caught in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
The film incorporates footage shot in 1906 by Lubin
cameraman Jack Frawley.
Preceded by shorts:
A TRIP DOWN MARKET STREET
(1906, Miles Bros., 35mm)
DESTRUCTION OF SAN FRANCISCO
(1906, Edison, Biograph, Pathe)
Special live pre-show appearance by musicians McPuzo and Trotsky
Announcements of upcoming theatrical silent film exhibitions.