One day each year, the Catalina Island Museum Silent Film Benefit offers a rare and authentic 1920s cinema experience in the historic Avalon Casino Theatre.
TERROR ISLAND (1920)
Harry Houdini stars as an inventor who travels to the South Seas, where there is buried treasure belonging to a girl. When the girl's father is held captive by cannibals until she returns a pearl that belongs to one of their idols, it is Houdini that comes to the rescue. "Terror Island" was filmed on Santa Catalina Island in November of 1919.
Live Musical Accompaniment by Michael Mortilla and The Accompanists
Award-winning composer and sound designer, Michael Mortilla, and a group of the very best musicians in the nation will provide the live orchestral accompaniment. The group will perform an original score written by Mortilla.
This year's event also features an art auction and a member's only pre-performance magic show.
Period dress is encouraged.
Phone: (310) 510-2414