Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Silent Western "Nevada" to be screened free on Sunday, July 27

Classic film stars young Gary Cooper; free event features live new music.

Nevada (1927) a silent Western that helped launch the career of a young Gary Cooper, will be screened on Sunday, July 27 at 4:30 p.m. at the Wilton Town Hall Theatre on Main Street in Wilton, N.H. Story of a drifter in the old West who tries to make good on a rich man's cattle ranch, but the love of a woman leads him to run with a band of cattle-rustling outlaws before he saves the day. Program includes Western-themed silent short subjects prior to main feature. Films to be shown with new original scores performed live by local composer and musician Jeff Rapsis. Free admission, donations encouraged; program is fund-raiser for Mirthquake, New England's largest vintage film festival, set for Oct. 23-26, 2008 in Manchester, N.H. For more info on 'Nevada,' visit www.wiltontownhalltheatre.com

For more info, contact:
Jeff Rapsis - (603) 236-9237 - jrapsis@gmail.com