A Tribute to Edendale and the 100th anniversary of the first L.A. film studio

The Echo Park Historical Society and the Echo Park Film Center invite you to attend an outdoor presentation and silent film screening at Echo Park Lake to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first Edendale film studio. The free event will be held on Saturday, July 25 at 7 PM on the north end of Echo Park Lake near the bridge. Bring snacks and a blanket to spread out on the grass and enjoy the evening show.

The presentation begins at 7 PM and will be followed at 8 PM with the screening of silent film shorts accompanied by live music. The Edendale tribute is the featured attraction of the EPHS quarterly meeting, which is free and open to the public. Here is the movie and music line up for Saturday night:

* Edendale Follies:The Bear Essentials (EPFC Youth Film Class homage to Sennett with a recorded soundtrack by the one and only Bob Mitchell from a live performance in 2007)

* Making A Living – Charlie Chaplin; music by Non Credo

* Mabel’s Married Life – Charlie Chaplin, Mabel Normand; music by Marshweed

* Barney Oldfield’s Race For A Life – Mack Sennett, Mabel Normand; music by Team Andrew

* A Muddy Romance – Mabel Normand, Keystone Kops; music by Professor Cantaloupe

* Lonesome Luke – Harold Lloyd; music by Magic Gas

* Law & The Outlaw – Tom Mix; music by The Grizzly Owls