Silent Films with Live Accompaniment

Miami Beach Cinematheque. Dec 21st, 2008. 8:00 p.m.Miami Beach Cinematheque. Miami FilmThe Miami Beach Cinematheque presents Silents Please! its series of silent films with live accompaniment this Sunday, December 21st, 2008 at 8:00 featuring the film Mark of Zorro (Fred Niblo/Douglas Fairbanks/1920). With Douglas Fairbanks, Noah Berry, Claire McDowell with live accompaniment by Grammy Award Winner Federico Britos.

With the decision that would form his career, legendary silent film star Douglas Fairbanks, who remains the most famous of the Zorros, made this mix of comedy and derring-do reluctantly, as a change-of-pace from his modern-dress playboy roles. The Mark of Zorro is the swashbuckling story of a nineteenth century Robin Hood intent on freeing his beloved San Juan Capistrano from an evil Governor and his lecherous Captain.

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