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The Historic Electric Theater

GEMs 2024 - A Classic Movie Festival | Presented by RCC

Red Carpet Cinema and FMASU present two full days of Classic Movies from 1916-1965 at The Electric Theater April 19 & 20. A little something for everyone: Musical, Western, Silent, Animation, and more! There will be Special Guests to provide professional insight.

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GEMs 2024 - A Classic Movie Festival | Presented by RCC
GEMs 2024 - A Classic Movie Festival | Presented by RCC

Time & Location

Apr 19, 2024, 11:00 AM – Apr 20, 2024, 9:00 PM

The Historic Electric Theater, 68 E Tabernacle St, St. George, UT 84770, USA

About the Event

Red Carpet Cinema and FMASU present two full days of Classic Movies from 1916-1965 at The Electric Theater April 19 & 20. A little something for everyone: Musical, Western, Silent, Animation, and more! There will be Special Guests to provide professional insight.

One Day Pass -- $30.00

Two Day Pass -- $50.00

Individual Tickets -- $7.00

Friday, April 19, 2024 Schedule

11:00 AM -- Liberty (1929) Silent/Comedy 18 min. / The Music Box (1932) Comedy 29 min. 

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Two back-to-back shorts with one of Hollywood's greatest comic duos:

Laurel & Hardy! Liberty (1929): Follows the misadventures of two escaped convicts.

The Music Box (1932): Delivery men are hit with struggles while transporting a piano.

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1:00 PM -- Ride Lonesome (1959) | Western | 73 min. 

With Special Guest Speaker: 

Dr. Stephen Lee

UTU Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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A bounty hunter (Randolph Scott) escorts a killer (James Best) to be tried for murder.

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3:00 PM -- On the Town (1949) | Musical | 98 min. 

With Special Guest Speaker:

Lara Jackson

Co-Founder Red Carpet Cinema

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Three sailors (Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Jules Munshin) wreak havoc as they search for love during a whirlwind 24-hour leave in New York City.

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6:00 PM -- The Red Badge of Courage (1951) | War | 69 min. 

With Special Guest Speaker:

Dan Fowlks

Filmmaker, Actor

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Truncated adaptation of Stephen Crane's novel about a Civil War Union soldier (Audie Murphy) who struggles to find the courage to fight in the heat of battle.

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8:00 PM -- Sunrise (1927) | Silent/Drama | 94 min. 

With Special Guest Speaker:

Beau Stucki

Actor, Podcaster

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A sophisticated city woman seduces a farmer and convinces him to murder his wife.

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Saturday, April 20, 2024 Schedule

11:00 AM -- Melody Time (1948) | Animated | 76 min. 

With Special Guest Speaker:

Jared Beckstrand

Animator

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Disney's anthology of animated vignettes set to contemporary music. 

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1:30 PM -- Sherlock Jr.(1924) | Silent/Comedy | 45 min. 

With Special Guest Speaker:

Sandi Catten

Filmmaker, Film Set Designer

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A film projectionist (Buster Keaton) longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival.

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3:00 PM -- Shoes (1916) | Silent/Drama | 50 min. 

With Special Guest Speaker:

Sandi Catten

Filmmaker, Film Set Designer

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A young woman grows tired of providing for her family.

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4:30 PM -- Monsieur Hulot's Holiday (1953) | French/Comedy | 87 min. 

With Special Guest Speaker:

Steven Jackson

Videographer

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Monsieur Hulot (Jacques Tati) comes to a beachside hotel for a vacation and accidentally, but good-naturedly, causes havoc.

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7:30 PM -- The Flight of the Phoenix (1965) | Adventure | 142 min. 

With Special Guest Speaker:

Hans Glasmann

Filmmaker, UTU Film Professor

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After an oil company plane crashes in the Sahara, the pilot (James Stewart) and the other survivors are buoyed with hope by one of the passengers.

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