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August 2017

Silent Movie Night – Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp

August 8, 2017 @ 7:05 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, 301 A Philip Randolph Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32202 United States
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Members of a Jacksonville baseball team, circa 1920 - Public Domain - Courtesy, Florida Memory | State Library & Archives of Florida Are you a silent film buff AND a baseball fan?... Celebrating Jacksonville’s legacy as a center of the silent film industry in the early 20th century, the Jumbo Shrimp are proud to partner with local Arlington-area Norman Studios, Jacksonville’s only remaining silent film studio/museum. Tuesday night's game (August 8, 7:05 pm) against the Birmingham  Barons will be done silent-movie…

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Silent Sundays – Speedy

August 20, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Hotel Indigo Jacksonville – Deerwood Park, 9840 Tapestry Park Circle
Jacksonville, FL 32246 United States
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$5

The Norman Studios Silent Film Museum and the Hotel Indigo® Jacksonville will screen Speedy at the next Silent Sundays event on Sunday, August 20, 4pm. This special screening is a follow up to the August 8 Silent Movie Night with the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. In this 1928 silent comedy starring Harold Lloyd, Speedy is unfazed at losing his job as a soda-jerk, spending the day with his girl, Jane, at Coney Island and soon landing a new job as a…

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Silent Movie Night, Take 2 – Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp

August 21, 2017 @ 7:05 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, 301 A Philip Randolph Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32202 United States
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Members of a Jacksonville baseball team, circa 1920 - Public Domain - Courtesy, Florida Memory | State Library & Archives of Florida RESCHEDULED FROM OUR RAINED-OUT AUGUST 8 EVENT... Are you a silent film buff AND a baseball fan?... Celebrating Jacksonville’s legacy as a center of the silent film industry in the early 20th century, the Jumbo Shrimp are proud to partner with local Arlington-area Norman Studios, Jacksonville’s only remaining silent film studio/museum. Monday night's game (August 21, 7:05 pm) against the…

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October 2017

Silent Sundays – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

October 22, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Hotel Indigo Jacksonville – Deerwood Park, 9840 Tapestry Park Circle
Jacksonville, FL 32246 United States
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The Norman Studios Silent Film Museum and the Hotel Indigo® Jacksonville will screen Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde at the next Silent Sundays event on Sunday, October 22, 4pm. Based on Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, this 1920 cinematic version stars John Barrymore as Dr. Henry Jekyll, known for his enthusiasm for science and his selfless acts of service. But an uncharacteristic visit to a music hall, where he's entranced by an alluring…

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November 2017

Arlington Mod & More Tour 2017

November 4, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm UTC+0
Resurrection Catholic Church, 3383 University Blvd. N
Jacksonville, FL 32277 United States
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$15

The Norman Studios again will be a stop on the upcoming Arlington Mod & More Home Tour hosted by Old Arlington, Inc. and the American Institute of Architects-Jacksonville Chapter on Saturday, November 4. You'll start with a symposium at Resurrection Catholic Church, 3383 University Blvd., featuring University of Florida Professor Emeritus and noted author, Ron Haase. Copies of Mr. Haase’s latest book, The Last House, will be available for purchase. Then, you'll take a self-guided tour (nicknamed the Mini, Midi,…

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Wings – Veterans Appreciation Screening & Reception

November 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+0
University of North Florida – Student Union Theater, 1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224 United States
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The Norman Studios, University of North Florida Military and Veterans Resource Center and Standfast Asset Management will screen the 1927 silent film, Wings at the UNF Student Union Theater on Sunday, November 12. This veterans appreciation event begins with a reception at 1pm and the film begins at 2pm. Considered the premiere military aviation film for its realism, Wings tells the story of Jack Powell and David Armstrong, small-town friends-turned-rivals, each vying for the attentions of pretty Sylvia Lewis –…

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February 2018

Hollywood East at the Mandarin Community Club

February 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Mandarin Community Club, 12447 Mandarin Road
Jacksonville, FL 32223 United States
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In honor of Black History Month, the Mandarin Museum & Historical Society's February Third Thursday Lecture will feature Norman Studios, one of the nation's first film studios to produce films starring African-American characters in positive, non-stereotypical roles. Devan Stuart Lesley, Norman Studios Co-Chair, will show a documentary and discuss Jacksonville's silent film history and its unique contribution to African-American cinema. Hollywood East: Florida's Silent Film Legacy explores how the top motion picture producers of the day came to reside in…

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“The Flying Ace” at FSCJ South

February 20 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0
Florida State College at Jacksonville – South Campus Library, 11901 Beach Blvd. #G306
Jacksonville, FL 32246 United States
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A Role Worth Playing: Norman Studios, Representation, and the History of Cinema in Jacksonville Join Professor of History Wes Moody for a discussion of the history of silent film in Jacksonville and the important role Norman Studios played in offering African-Americans the opportunity to play something other than racial stereotypes. The presentation will be followed by a screening of The Flying Ace, the sole known surviving film from Norman Studios, which features an all-black cast in the story of a…

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Silent Sundays – Body and Soul

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Hotel Indigo Jacksonville – Deerwood Park, 9840 Tapestry Park Circle
Jacksonville, FL 32246 United States
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$5

The Norman Studios Silent Film Museum and the Hotel Indigo® Jacksonville will screen Oscar Micheaux's Body and Soul at the next Silent Sundays event February 25, 4pm. This 1925 film features iconic entertainer Paul Robeson in his only silent role as an escaped prisoner who flees to the predominantly African-American town of Tatesville, GA posing as the Rt. Reverend Isaiah T. Jenkins. Along with a fellow criminal, he schemes to swindle the congregation of their offerings. But their plan goes…

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April 2018

Silent Sundays – The Social Secretary

April 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm UTC+0
Hotel Indigo Jacksonville – Deerwood Park, 9840 Tapestry Park Circle
Jacksonville, FL 32246 United States
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The Norman Studios Silent Film Museum and the Hotel Indigo® Jacksonville will screen The Social Secretary starring Norma Talmadge at the next Silent Sundays event April 8, 4pm. In this 1916 silent film, Talmadge stars as Mayme, an attractive young stenographer from Wichita who moves to Manhattan to find success. What she finds instead is a string of male clients who make unwanted advances, sending her looking for new work again and again. Finally, she catches a break when she…

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