ASO’s ‘The Cheechakos’ Silent Film

“An engineer saves a shipwrecked girl from a gambler in this dramatization of the lives of Alaskan settlers.” The Cheechakcos was the first feature length movie filmed entirely in Alaska in 1923 and the only film by Cap Lathrop’s Alaska Moving Pictures Co.. It features Alaska cast and crew members and spectacular on location shoots in Anchorage, Girdwood, Denali National Park and two glaciers near Cordova. Arrive early at 7 p.m. and learn more about the film as Anchorage Symphony Orchestra Education Consultant, Susan Wingrove-Reed, gives a pre-screening lecture on the context and history of The Cheechakos. Tickets start at just $28.


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