(Venice, CA)— The Venice Historical Society (VHS) has scheduled a classic evening with Charlie Chaplin. Film Historian and documentary filmmaker Elaina Archer will be presenting clips from Chaplin’s career and discussing his tremendous contribution to the film industry. Film clips will be shown covering Chaplin’s early career in the teens through the 1920’s and 30’s, and will end with his final film shot in America, Limelight. Learn about the films Chaplin shot in Venice. Ms. Archer will discuss Charlie Chaplin’s participation in the creation of United Artists, and his controversial role during the Hollywood Blacklist.
The entertaining presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, August 23, at 7:00 pm, and will be held at S.P.A.R.C. (Old Venice Police Department Building), 685 Venice Boulevard, Venice, California, 90291. Free for VHS members. $5 for non-members. Light refreshments.
Please join us for an unforgettable evening at SPARC. For further information call 310-967-5170 and visit the society’s website at venicehistoricalsociety.org. Free parking just east of the building or on the street.