Movies

January 2023

$10 Silent Film Comedy Night – The Show Off (1926)

In this silent feature, Aubrey (Ford Sterling) is a born braggart, forever boasting of fortunes he doesn't have. Everyone can see right through him -- everyone except the mooning girl next door, Amy (Lois Wilson). The two marry, but Aubrey struggles to pay the bills, so he leans on her family. Her brother, the struggling inventor Joe (Gregory Kelly), is Aubrey's opposite: gifted and humble. When the family bankrolls Joe's latest invention, Aubrey intervenes. Will he save the day, or ruin it? Live accompaniment provided by Chicagoland's premiere organist Jay Warren! ...
10 Jan
7:30 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174
February 2023

10 Silent Film Comedy Night – My Best Girl (1927)

When stock girl Maggie Johnson (Mary Pickford) falls for coworker Joe Grant (Charles Rogers) at the Merrill department store, she doesn't know he's the son of the owner. Joe wants to prove that he has what it takes to honestly work his way up. In the process, he falls for Maggie, too. After his real identity is revealed, Maggie also learns that he's engaged to a debutante (Avonne Taylor). Maggie flees from their budding relationship, and Joe becomes determined to win her back. Live accompaniment provided by Chicagoland's premiere organist Jay Warren! ...
07 Feb
7:30 PM
Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main St., St. Charles IL 60174
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