When he resided at Vizcaya, James Deering often hosted social events for his family and friends—including film screenings inside the Courtyard of the Main House.
Vizcaya is carrying the tradition with a screening series explores historical silent films of the early 1900s accompanied by live pipe organ music.
Vizcaya will screen Sally of the Sawdust (1925) on Wednesday, January 16 at 7 p.m. at the Main House.
Carnies and con artists, judges and the law, an orphaned girl and a wealthy young man quick to fall in love… Sally of the Sawdust is a fast-paced comedy showcasing the softer side of a seedy life. Directed by D. W. Griffith and featuring W. C. Fields.
Tickets $15; available onsite from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on the evening of the program. Seating is limited.
Upcoming film screenings:
Wednesday, Feb. 6 - True Heart Susie (1919)
Wednesday, March 6 - The Married Virgin (1918)
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, 3251 South Miami Avenue, Miami, 33129. Tel: (305) 250-9133 or www.vizcayamuseum.org