grandson of the founder of the Thanhouser Company, discusses the film company's 100th anniversary. The Thanhouser Company was an independent film studio that operated from 1909 to 1918 in New Rochelle, New York. It produced a variety of films in the decade before most of the industry migrated permanently to California. The company is marking the anniversary with the release of volumes 10, 11, and 12 of "The Thanouser Collection" DVDs (available now at www.thanhouser.org),
as well as commemorative programs in New Rochelle and at MoMA.
"Thanhouser: 100 Years,"
is playing at MoMA October 26.
There is a free lecture and screening at the Museum of Arts & Culture, titled "Silents Are Golden: A Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Thanhouser Films"
Wednesday, October 28, at 7:30 pm
The Linda Kelly Theater at New Rochelle High School
North Avenue at Braemer, New Rochelle
More information here.