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Retro Film Series: Decades of Skiing Aspen/Snowmass

January 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until April 12, 2019

- $10

Partnership with Limelight Hotel Aspen
Second Friday of each month, January – April
5:30pm – 6:45pm
Limelight Hotel,
355 S Monarch St. (Screenings in the Monarch room off the lobby)
$10 suggested donation at the door – limited seating – first come first serve
Join Aspen Historical Society at the Limelight Hotel to explore skiing’s illustrious past in the Aspen/Snowmass area. This community series features a wide range of vintage films from the Aspen Historical Society collection. Spanning four decades, the visual histories bring retro skiing to life on the big screen! Food and beverage specials offered at the Limelight bar may be enjoyed during the screenings.

Friday, January 11th – The 40’s

Film #1 – Aspen Before Lifts – (1945/46) (18 minutes) Promotional film of early skiing featuring Friedel Pfeiffer, Johnny Litchfield, and Percy Rideout among others.

Film #2 – Until We Meet in Aspen – (1949) (24 minutes) Promotional film made by Dick Durrance

Friday, February 8th – The 50’s

Film #1 – Little Skiers Big Day – (1955) (25 minutes) Film by Fred Iselin featuring Susie Wirth

Film #2 – Ski Time in Aspen – (1955) (27 minutes) Promotional film by Dick Durrance

Friday, March 8th – The 60’s

Film #1 – Aspen Winter Mood (1963) (28 minutes) Aspen Ski Corporation promo film by Dick Durrance

Film #2 – It Happens in Aspen (1966) (26 minutes) Time Life TV Broadcast

Friday, April 12th – The 70’s

Film #1 – Snowmass in 1967 (1967) (6 minutes) Aspen Ski Corporation, before lifts, by Dick Durrance

Film #2 – Grand Opening of Snowmass (1967) (23 minutes) Film by NBC News

Film #3 – Highlands Fling (1975) (20 minutes) film by Dick Barrymore

Details

Date:
January 11
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
$10
Website:
http://www.aspenhistory.org

Venue

Limelight Hotel
355 S. Monarch St.
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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Details

Date:
January 11
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
$10
Website:
http://www.aspenhistory.org

Venue

Limelight Hotel
355 S. Monarch St.
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
+ Google Map