The Music House is excited Ben Hur (1925) with accompaniment by Andrew Rogers on the Wurlitzer Theater Organ, July 21st and 22nd at 7pm with a special showing of the making of documentary at 6:30pm. This film is one of the most storied films of the silent film era. The most expensive film of the era, it featured a cast over 125,000 and its famous chariot scene was copied frame by frame for several future movies.
Rogers is on staff at the Michigan Theatre in Ann Arbor, and the Detroit Fox in addition to performing concerts and accompanying silent films around the country and world.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $13 for seniors and $5 for students. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to musichouse.org or call (231)938-9300. The museum is located just north of Traverse City at 7377 US 31 North.