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The Movie Industry in Fremont CA Virtual Program

The Movie Industry in Fremont CA
Virtual Program

Thursday, January 20 at 11:30 am

Join Rena Kiehn and David Kiehn from the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum to hear about the time when major movies were produced right in our backyard. In addition, learn about the interesting and unique museum that is located in Niles celebrating silent movies and the stars who made them.

Hear about the time from 1913 to 1920 when this area was a hot spot for producers of silent films.  Essanay Studios built a western production studio in Niles to take advantage of the areas beauty and good weather.  The studio brought in multitudes of actors, directors and stage crews to staff their westerns, romances and comedies.  Charlie Chaplin’s famous movie The Tramp was filmed there in 1915.

If you have any problems registering, please contact Donna Grier at or call (925) 837-3750. You will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link upon registration.

Please consider making a donation to support the museum’s virtual programs Here.


Bookings are closed for this event.