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TOSDV Silent Film Festival 2023


The Theatre Organ Society of the Delaware Valley (TOSDV) presents its 2023  Silent Film Festival. The festival covers 3 segments:  Comedy, Drama, and Adventure, in that order.  Each segment will run approximately 2 hours, with intermissions between the major groups. The day begins at 10:00 AM.

Laurel & Hardy Shorts (1921-1928, 2 hs)

The comedy portion (10 AM) will be delivered in collaboration with both the Philadelphia and Downingtown Chapters of the Sons of Desert, the official fan club of Laurel & Hardy film enthusiasts.  Three Laurel & Hardy silent short films will be featured, including “Two Tars” accompanied by Wayne Zimmerman.

King of Kings (1927, 1h 52m)

The drama portion (1 PM) will have Cecil B. DeMille’s epic “King of Kings“, accompanied by Glenn Hough.

The Mark of Zorro (1920, 1h 30M)

The adventure portion (3:30 PM) will be “The Mark of Zorro“, starring Douglas Fairbanks, accompanied by Don Kinnier.  Remarkably then and now, Fairbanks performed his own stunts.

This program benefits the Theatre Organ Society of the Delaware Valley (TOSDV) Theatre Organ Restoration Fund. For additional information visit; email


Marathon: $35 (all 3 screenings for the whole day)

*Please note that all ticket prices include a $2.00 processing fee.


  • Genre Various
  • Director Various
  • Released Various
  • Runtime 7 hours
  • Rated NR
  • Studio Various
  • CountryUnited States


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