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Frankenstein: Thomas Edison's Monster Role in Film History

Event Date: October, 30 2013

Event Times: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

“Frankenstein: “Thomas Edison’s Monster Role in Film History” presents an evening of early cinematography, special effects and film history in this program co-hosted by the Hearthstone Historic House Museum and the History Museum at the Castle.

Watch Edison Studios’ 1910 one-reel pioneering film “Frankenstein”, produced by Thomas Edison, as Frank Rippl plays his original musical score on the Museum’s 1926 Austin pipe organ.Hear film historian Dr. Jack Rhodes discuss early cinematic history.

Enjoy the presentation of Robin and Joan Rolfs who will portray costumed “Edison jobbers” and display vintage phonograph and kinescope machines.

Enjoy wine or soda and time to socialize with friends prior to the program.

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History Museum at the Castle, 330 E. College Ave., Appleton

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