8 Adams Street
Adams Academy Bldg.
Quincy, MA 02169
MATINEE SHOWING OF 1916 MOVIE,
“A ROMANCE OF QUINCY”
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2:00 PM, ADAMS ACADEMY
We will present an encore matinee showing of the 1916 silent movie, A Romance of Quincy, filmed entirely in Quincy and featuring a cast of Quincy residents. The recently rediscovered motion picture was professionally produced and has a plot that features romance, deceit and betrayal, action and crime and a happy ending, and contains extensive footage of the Quincy of a century ago. The showing will include a live piano accompaniment by Quincy resident, composer Del Case. We’ll also tell the story behind the making of and the rediscovery of the film.
Everyone is welcome. There is no charge for admission.
The Quincy History Museum at Quincy Historical Society takes you through more than 400 years of some of America's richest, most influential history.Meet rebels and reformers, workers and visionaries:
John and Abigail Adams and others who helped create the United States;
Granite workers who moved 5-ton blocks and helped change the look of America;
Three centuries of shipbuilders, culminating in 30,000 men and women who built the ships that helped win World War II;
Entrepreneurs who brought Americans
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