Janet Gaynor's Oscar-winning performance highlights the romantic 1927 silent film "Street Angel," this month's Organ Loft presentation Thursday, Feb. 14, at 7:30 p.m.
A perfect Valentine's Day story, "Street Angel" is about a young Italian woman on the run from police when she meets and falls in love with a young painter (Charles Farrell), who is inspired by her. Gaynor's Oscar was awarded at the very first Academy Awards and was shared for her performance in this film and two others - "Sunrise" and "Seventh Heaven."The film will be shown with live organ accompaniment by Blaine Gale at the Organ Loft, 3331 Edison St. (a half-block east of State Street at 3300 South). Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children; a discount pass for $12.50 is good for "Street Angel" plus Buster Keaton's "Sherlock Jr." in March and Harold Lloyd's "Why Worry?" in April. For further information phone 485-9265.