Wilford Brimley Part Of Cheyenne International Film Festival
Actor Wilford Brimley and his wife Beverly are scheduled to be part of the Cheyenne International Film Festival next month.
The Brimley's will appear at the Atlas Theatre on Saturday, May 21, an evening co-presented by the Plains Hotel, the CFD Old West Museum and Hands Across the Saddle. The entertainment begins at six with appetizers by the Plains Hotel and wine provided by Table Mountain Vineyards.
The feature film on Saturday will be a never-before-seen black and white silent film found in the Oregon State Historical Office archives. Rattlesnake Jake Martin will perform an original and spontaneous live piano score during the silent film.
The evening's entertainment also includes a demonstration of traditional Northern Arapaho dancing and singing by members of the Wind River Dancers and the Wind River Tribal College language classes. Tickets for Saturday night, May 21st, are 30 dollars.
The Cheyenne International Film Festival will screen 47 films at the Historic Atlas Theatre between May 19th and the 22nd.
Wilford Brimley most recently appeared in "Did You Hear About the Morgans?" with Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker. He's known for his roles in "The China Syndrome," "Cocoon," "The Natural" and "Absence of Malice." Brimley and his wife Beverly are the founders of Hands Across the Saddle based in Greybull, Wyoming.