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Win Tickets to L.A. Chamber Orchestra's Silent Film Concert Featuring Disney & Buster Keaton

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Buster Keaton


Buster Keaton
Always known for their innovative ways of presenting music, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra this Sunday will continue that theme on a variation with silence. Well, silence as in accompanying two silent films. The 1928-comedy The Cameraman follows Buster Keaton as he sets out to impress a pretty office worker at MGM Newsreels by trading in his tintype operation for a movie camera to compete with the big boys. Also to be shown is Walt Disney’s Alice’s Wild West Show (1924), a short black and white silent film combines live action with animation. In it, Alice puts on a show for the neighborhood kids of her wild west adventures. Everything goes well until the local bully, Tubby O’Brien, shows up...

LAist is giving away a pair of tickets Sunday's showing of the two films with musical accompaniment by the orchestra, which will be at UCLA's Royce Hall at 6:30 p.m. (you can also buy tickets here). To enter, share with us your favorite place to see movies in the Los Angeles area in the comments section of this post (ArcLight? Hollywood Forever? The Highland Theater?) Full details of the contest are below.

  • Enter the contest by making a comment on this post. Comments must fit the criteria, stated below.
  • The criteria of the comment is to share with us your favorite place to see movies in the Los Angeles area.
  • Only one entry per person allowed.
  • Comments will be accepted through Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 11:59:59 p.m.
  • One qualifying comment will be chosen at random and the winners will be notified via the e-mail connected to their LAist.com login. The winners must confirm the receipt of the e-mail by 10:00:00 a.m., Friday, May 21st, 2010 or the tickets will be released to another winner.
  • A pair of tickets will be held at will call

Good luck and enjoy the show!