Thursday, October 7, 2010

The Rialto Turns 90

Posted By on Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 4:40 PM

On Friday, Oct. 8, the Rialto Theatre will celebrate its 90th birthday (!) with one heck of an event.

Here are the details from a news release:

Join the Rialto Theatre and the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation for the Rialto’s 90th Birthday Bash!
This 1920s Red Carpet Night includes a prohibition parking lot cocktail party and an early 20thcentury Vintage -Rancho Tucsonia Fashion Show for VIP ticket holders,

Followed by a rare screening of the 1924 silent film The Mine With the Iron Door with new musical accompaniment prepared by native Tucsonan (now New York-based) conductor and composer Brian Hollman and performed by a live ensemble. Filmed in Tucson this picture originally premiered at the Rialto and was considered lost until a surviving print was discovered last year in the CNC - Archives françaises du film.

$50.00 VIP Ticket
6:30 pm. Cocktail Party & Fashion Show

$20.00 Ticket
8pm. Film screening with Free Popcorn

Dress in your 1920s best!

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