Silent Movie: WINGS
THE SILENT SERIES AT THE CAROLINA PRESENTS WINGS
See the iconic silent movie, accompanied by acclaimed organist Ron Carter LIVE on the Carolina Theatre’s Robert Morton Pipe Organ! Original to the Carolina’s opening night in 1927, the organ is the only remaining Robert Morton Pipe Organ in the state.
Hometown best friends Jack (Charles “Buddy” Rogers) and David (Richard Arlen) compete for the affection of a gorgeous gal (Jobyna Ralston), though Jack doesn’t realize that girl next door Mary Preston (Clara Bow) has eyes for him as well. World War I is soon upon them, though, and the boys are soon off to France to fight against the Germans. Meanwhile, Mary follows Jack into enemy lines as a nurse. 1927. Rated PG-13. 2 hours, 24 minutes.
ABOUT RON CARTER
Ron Carter is a sought after theatre organ and silent film accompanist playing in theaters throughout the southeast. He is the theatre organ consultant for Allen Organ Studios of Atlanta, the house organist for both the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center in Atlanta, and the Earl Smith Strand Theatre in Marietta, Georgia. He has been a member of the Strand Theatre Board of Trustees since its inception 14 years ago having served as Board Secretary for 13 of those years. He is also the past Chairman of the Board for Marietta’s Pops Orchestra, Symphony on the Square. Ron is the former President of the Atlanta Chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society and a recipient of its 2009 Life Time Achievement Award, the American Theatre Organ Society’s 2009 Honorary Member award, and was recognized by the Cobb County Georgia Cultural Arts Board as Cobb’s 2010 Outstanding Instrumentalist.
Ron has served five churches in a part time capacity as organist/choir director for over 40 years, and is currently part of a team of organists who play for worship services at Marietta First Baptist Church. He is also a retired Commander of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation after serving 38 years in public law enforcement. Ron and his lovely wife of 49 years, Donna, live in Marietta, Georgia and have one son, John, daughter-in-law Julie and two precious grand children, Abby and Jake!
Silent Series at the Carolina tickets are $7 for adults; $6 for students, teachers, seniors & military. Prices include sales tax. Special theatre pipe organ demonstration will begin at 7:00PM; silent movie with live accompaniment will begin at 7:30PM.
Please note: There is an additional $3.50 per ticket web fee for Internet purchases; call the Carolina Theatre Box Office at 336-333-2605 to avoid those charges. (Tickets are also available at the door.) You can opt to have tickets mailed to you for a $1 postage fee, or you can pick up tickets in will call for no additional charge.