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Retro Films in Aspen

April 12 @ 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.

April 12 (this line up is showing in Aspen only)
Film #1 – The Aspen Outrageous Ski School Movie (1975) (13 minutes) This film was written and produced by Jack Hanna and (possibly) narrated by Brian Suitor. It features Snowmass Ski School including many ski instructors such as Ken Oakes, Linda Harlan, Yvan Tache, and Ed Lucks.

Film #2 – Aspen Dream (1975) (10 minutes) This film was produced by the Weed Patch Camera Club, photographed by Robert Bagley, Sterling Johnson, and Bob Collins. Also listed on the credits are Tom Rowe, Don McKinnon, and Paul Ryan. It features Spider Sabich who also narrates. There is ski racing by Aspen Valley Ski Club kids, the Popcorn Wagon, Little Nell, many scenes from Snowmass, hang gliding, cycling, ice skating, Gelundesprung, and the ski splash.

Film #3 – The Many Faces of Aspen (1955) (12 minutes) By Dick Barrymore, this film shows skiing and nightlife in Aspen and features scenes of Ruthie’s Run, Bell Mountain, Red Onion, Snowmass area cabin, Stromberg’s Restaurant, dancing, and music. Featured in the film are Ernst Hinterseer, Buzzy Bent, Ray Conrad, Darrell Williams, Fred Iselin, Freddie Fisher, and Victor Wayne and Anderl Molterer, who demonstrates the double pole plant

Film #4 – Aspen Summer Mood (1963) (14 minutes) Aspen Association filmed nearly all the summer activities to be experienced in Aspen, including the Maroon Bells/Snowmass Wilderness, Marble, Crystal, and Carbondale. Local personalities in the opening scenes include Roberta Waterson, Sammy Craig (who became a ski coach at the University of Utah), Vivian and Bill Goodnough, and Jim Hayes. There are several scenes of the Aspen Music Festival, and the vice president of the Aspen Skiing Corporation is shown bicycling to Aspen Meadows.

 

 

Details

Date:
April 12
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free – $10
Website:
https://aspenhistory.org/programs-events/programs-events/

Venue

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

Details

Date:
April 12
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free – $10
Website:
https://aspenhistory.org/programs-events/programs-events/

Venue

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