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The Silent Treatment: Texas Guinan Double Feature | The Gun Woman (1918) and The Stampede (1921)

Saturday, May 18, 2024, 1:30 p.m.

The Autry Theater

Reservations Recommended
Free for Autry Members | Tickets Include Museum Admission


About the Event

The Gun Woman (1918)

Often described as "the female William Hart," Texas Guinan plays the Tigress, a tough saloon owner in a gold rush boomtown. She loans her cardsharp lover the money to buy a house, which he has led her to believe they will live in after they're married. Instead, he takes the money and buys a saloon in another town.

Directed by Frank Borzage | Starring Texas Guinan, Ed Brady and Francis McDonald

Preserved by the Library of Congress  | Runtime: 50 minutes

With live musical accompaniment by Andrew Simpson

The Stampede (1921)

Tex Henderson, a Western woman, excels at horse riding to the extent that the cowboy she loves rejects her as being too mannish. When the government opens up land for settlement, Tex joins the land rush, and her expert quick riding outwits others trying to stop her.

Directed by Francis Ford | Starring Texas Guinan, Francis Ford and Frederick Moore

Preserved by the Library of Congress | Runtime: 56 minutes

With live musical accompaniment by Andrew Simpson

The Silent Treatment Film Series  

Watch silent movies the way they were meant to be seen—on the big screen with live musical accompaniment! Showcasing a wide variety of early cinema in the best available formats, “The Silent Treatment” is a long-running silent movie film series curated by film archivists Brandee Cox and Steven Hill

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The Autry Museum of American West acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (the Los Angeles basin and So. Channel Islands). We recognize that the Autry Museum and its campuses are located on the traditional lands of Gabrielino/Tongva peoples and we pay our respects to the Honuukvetam (Ancestors), ‘Ahiihirom (Elders) and ‘Eyoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present and emerging.

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