Montgomery County Community College hosts annual Betzwood Film Festival in Whitpain

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Betzwood lives on
Betzwood Film Festival: Toonerville Trolley “Powerful Katrinka” actress Wilna Hervey is in the spotlight for this year’s festival, held at 8 p.m. May 9 in Montgomery County Community College’s Science Center Theatre, 340 DeKalb Pike, Whitpain. The festival celebrates the 1920s silent movies made in southeastern Pennsylvania. Besides the screening of four of Hervey’s surviving silent comedies, with organ accompaniment by Don Kinnier, there will be a book signing reception with silent film historian and retired Montgomery County Community College history professor Joseph P. Eckhardt, author of “Living Large: Wilna Hervey and Nan Mason.” Tickets cost $15. Visit www.mc3.edu/livelyarts or call (215) 641-6518. Also check out https://mc3betzwood.wordpress.com.

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