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The 2015 Fall Cinesation film preservation festival
will take place inside the Lincoln Theater Massillon Ohio 44647
September 26th – 29th
The show titles have been firmed up with a big thanks going to the folks
at The Library of Congress.

All silent film presentations will showcase the musical talents of
Dr. Philip Carli or Ben Model.

THE FIGHTING LEGION, 1930
The silent version
Ken Maynard , Dorothy Dwan
TERROR, 1925
Pearl White’s last feature

A SURPRISE SOUND FEATURE
Don’t ask – were not telling

MOCKERY, 1927
Lon Chaney, Ricardo Cortez, Mack Swain
During the Russian Revolution, a mentally challenged peasant saves then obsesses over a beautiful countess.

ERIC GRAYSON PRESENTS:
Indiana’s favorite film doctor has just over an hour to fill with
one, two or twenty different subjects on film. No dupes here.

THE SECRET GAME, 1917
Sessue Hayakawa, Jack Holt, Charles Ogle
Somebody likes silent Hayakawa’s and requested this spy drama
Preserved by The Library of Congress

PALMY DAYS, 1931
Eddie Cantor’s first original feature film
George Raft, Eddie Cantor, Charles Middleton
Eddie is an assistant to a phoney psychic, who is mistaken for an efficiency expert and placed in charge of a bakery.

THE MAD PARADE, 1931

Evelyn Brent, Irene Rich , Louise Fazenda , Lilyan Tashman
The story of eight women and how they served their country during World War I
Preserved by The Library of Congress
THE WISER SEX, 1932
The Film debut of Franchot Tone with Claudette Colbert, Melvyn Douglas, Lilyan Tashman, William ‘Stage’ Boyd
A young woman goes undercover to gather evidence to free her boyfriend before he gets the chair – or worse
Preserved by The Library of Congress
PARDON US, 1931
Laurel & Hardy’s first feature!
It’s Prohibition, and the boys wind up behind bars after Stan sells some of their home-brew beer to a policeman.
HIS PICTURE IN THE PAPER, 1916
Douglas Fairbanks needs to become famous to get the girl

HOLD THAT BLONDE, 1945
Eddie Bracken, Veronica Lake, George Zucco
Ogden Spencer Trulow III is a wealthy kleptomaniac who finds a girl he has a lot in common with.

NIGHT AFTER NIGHT, 1932
George Raft, Mae West, Roscoe Karns
Mae’s first film
A successful ex-boxer buys a high-class speakeasy and falls for a rich society girl, who doesn’t know about his past.

ROSE OF THE RANCHO, 1914
Bessie Barriscale
Newly Preserved by The George Eastman House

THE OVERLAND LIMITED, 1925
Olive Borden, Ralph Lewis, Malcolm McGregor, Roscoe Karns
2013 Preservation from The Library of Congress

BEN MODELS’ ROAD SHOW

This year Ben is bringing his NYC style show to Massillon
Most of the 35mm prints were hand picked from The Library of Congress.
They include: Mr. & Mrs. Sidney Drew, Buster Keaton and more

THE VICTORIA CROSS, 1916
Sessue Hayakawa, Lou Tellegen
Trying to have a love-life in the army was tough in 1857.
Preserved by The Library of Congress

TILLIE & GUS, 1933
W.C. Fields, Alison Skipworth , Baby LeRoy , Edgar Kennedy
Tillie Winterbottom : Do you like children?
Augustus Q. Winterbottom: I do if they’re properly cooked.
KEEP ‘EM ROLLING, 1934
Walter Huston, Frances Dee
A story about a man, his horse and the Army efficiency expert.  It’s not a comedy!

Of course there will be other assorted shorts, trailers and surprises
screened throughout the weekend.

All silent film presentations
showcased the musical talents of
Dr. Philip Carli or  Ben Model


All film presentations brought to you by the talents of:
Andy Eggers – Projection
John Hewitt – Film Inspection
D.W. Atkinson – Schedule & FPS director
Neal Rockman of CardinalSound.com - Technical