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Retro Films in Aspen

February 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

- Free – $10

Partnership with Limelight Hotel Aspen
Tuesdays, January 11, February 22, March 15, April 12
Doors at 5:30 p.m., films begin at 6 p.m.
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
Masks are required indoors.
Join Aspen Historical Society to experience skiing’s illustrious past in the Aspen/Snowmass area. This community film series will be hosted in both Aspen and Snowmass featuring a wide range of vintage films from the Aspen Historical Society collection. Spanning several 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.

February 22
Film #1 – Big Week at Aspen (1964) (23 minutes) Narrated by Jack Douglas, this film includes interviews with Leon Uris and John Herron. The film features views of Shadow Mtn. Lodge, Aspen Alps, Hotel Jerome, Red Onion, Golden Horn, Aspen Inn, The Abbey, Aspen Country Club Inn, Kandahar Apartments, snowmobiles or “skidoos,” a sleigh ride, dog sledding at Toklat, Bank of Aspen’s ski-up window, Valley Kilns, Wildweed, Aspen Meadows, Aspen Health Center, Copper Kettle at the Meadows, the Wheeler Opera House, and Lift One. The Wintersköl section features the parade, torchlight descent, fireworks, and the Saloon Slalom.

Film #2 – Aspen Glow (1969) (22 minutes) A film by Dick Barrymore featuring shots of Aspen in the summer and winter of 1969. The winter scenes include Lifts One and Two, and ski jumping. It also includes a Wintersköl parade, ice hockey, a torchlight descent down the mountain, Buttermilk Mountain, skiing on the Big Burn at Snowmass, skiing with wing suits, and cross-country skiing.

Details

Date:
February 22
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free – $10

Venue

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

Details

Date:
February 22
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free – $10

Venue

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