A Fool There Was

A Fool There Was (1915) – Saturday, November 13, 7:15 pm

Saturday, November 13th, 7:15pm A Fool There Was (1915) starring Theda Bara and Edward Jose with live musical accompaniment At Cornell Cinema 1915 > USA > Directed by Frank Powell A Fool There Was features a breakthrough performance by Theda Bara, one of America’s most famous silent film stars. It is just one of two surviving […]

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Silent Movies Under the Stars 2021

Save the Date for Silent Movie Under the Stars this August 28!

    Silent Movie Under the Stars returns to Taughannock on Saturday, August 28th, 2021 at 8pm for its 11th year with a screening of a newly-restored Sherlock Holmes (1916) starring William Gillette. The film, released by Flicker Alley, comes with a stellar accompanying original score by England’s Neil Brand Ensemble and this year, in a break with […]

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Giving is Gorges

June 23, 2021 is Giving is Gorges!

You continue to help WSM make noise about silent film and we are truly grateful! This coming Wednesday, June 23rd, you can do so again with a gift to WSM during Giving is Gorges, a day of supporting Tompkins County’s wonderful nonprofits, many of which WSM happily collaborates with!   Choose from three projects to support, or support […]

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Quiet on the Set

WSM teams up with Ithaca High School for a student film fest!

    WSM is thrilled to be hosting and producing Ithaca High School’s first official film festival. QUIET ON THE SET takes place Friday, May 22nd at 7pm over Zoom! Join us for the Screening & Awards Event featuring short silent films by students in Media Arts and announcement of the winners by our festival […]

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Daring Darleen

WSM partners with Odyssey Bookstore for Daring Darleen Virtual Event!

On Saturday, March 6th, 2021, an Ithaca-based Girl Scout Troop took part in a fun and educational virtual event with author Anne Nesbet, who’s charming and exciting 2020 novel, Daring Darleen: Queen of the Screen, follows the adventures of twelve-year-old Darleen Darling, a star of the silent film era, who must defeat villains both on […]

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