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Happy Birthday, Marion!

  • Starts:

    January 15, 2017, 11:00 am

  • Ends:

    2:00 pm

Cost:

Free

Neighborhood: Santa Monica Pier Area / Ocean Avenue
415 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica, CA 90402

Join the Santa Monica Conservancy in celebrating Marion Davies - silent film actress, famed party hostess and the original Beach House resident. Music, dancing, stories… it’s a slice of Gold Coast era history come to life! Guests are welcome to come in their favorite Gold Coast era attire or in costume as if attending one of Davies’s famed costume parties.

Step back in time as docents, in vintage attire, evoke Marion’s Hollywood circle, and her famous parties! Cut a rug to music from the classic American song book performed by LA Love Band featuring Danny Meyer, and enjoy sleight of hand by magician Tom Frank. Film producer/historian Elaina Archer introduces Marion’s 1928 film Show People. Guests are invited to rotate through the screening. Davies’ biographer Lara Fowler shows home movies from Marion and Hearst’s European vacations. And last but not the least, toast to Marion and dance to more music!

Reservations are recommended, click here to register.