Gregory Peck will serve as this year’s honorary chairman for the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s 12th annual Silent Film Gala, to be held June 9 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.
This year’s event, which fuses silent film with live film score perfs, will pay homage to Mary Pickford.
Pics are currently being restored at the UCLA Film & Television Archive, and the new prints will debut at the event.
LACO board member Hanna M. Kennedy, who pioneered the Silent Film Gala, and Turner Entertainment co- prexy Roger L. Mayer will serve as co-chairs of the evening.
Tickets are $25 for general admission, $60 for priority seating and $225 for the film and the post-film supper. For sponsorship and ticket information, call (213) 622-7001, Ext. 275.