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Silent Sundays Series: Hitchcock’s ‘Blackmail’

April 14, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Next up in our Silent Sundays film series is Blackmail, Sunday afternoon, April 14th at 2:30pm! 

Directed by the ‘Master of Suspense’ Sir Alfred Hitchcock, this 1929 thriller is considered one of his earliest masterpieces. The film is a “beautifully crafted early exercise in nail biting suspense from Hitchcock’s pre-Hollywood canon” (tcm.com).

In this tale of murder and mayhem, a young woman named Alice White (Anny Ondra) visits the London flat of an artist to see his works of art. When he tries to take advantage of her, she kills him in self defense. What she doesn’t know is that someone saw her leave the scene of the crime. Scotland Yard Detective Frank Webber, Alice’s boyfriend, gets assigned the case. Will he figure out that it hits so close to home?

Organist Donnie Rankin will provide live accompaniment on our 1924 Mighty Wurlitzer theater pipe organ.

This season of our Silent Sundays series concludes with the two color technicolor swashbuckling adventure, The Black Pirate (1926) starring Douglas Fairbanks on June 2nd.

Ticketmaster LogoTicket prices start at $10 ($12 day of show, group tickets 10+ $8.50).  

*** Online/phone orders except group tickets are subject to additional fees.***

There are 3 ways to purchase tickets: online, over the phone, or in person.

To purchase tickets online (up to 9), click the button above.

To purchase tickets over the phone (up to 9), call Ticketmaster at 1 (800) 745-3000.

To purchase tickets in person, visit the Playhouse Box Office (T/Th 12:00pm-6:00pm) or day of show starting at 1:30pm.

 To purchase group tickets, 10 or more: 1) Visit the Playhouse Box Office (T/Th 12:00pm-6:00pm) or 2) Call the Playhouse Box Office at (626) 308-2868 (T/Th 12:00pm-6:00pm).  

There are no refunds, exchanges, cancellations. Cash, MasterCard, and Visa are the forms of payment accepted at the Playhouse Box Office.

This event is produced in partnership with the Los Angeles Theatre Organ Society & is a part of the Mission Playhouse Community Engagement Program, 


April 14, 2019
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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San Gabriel Mission Playhouse
320 S. Mission Drive
San Gabriel, CA 91776 United States
(626) 308-2868