An all-Oakie evening featuring home movies and highlights from his extensive film career. The presentation includes a 1953 visit to his home known as "Oakridge" in Chatsworth, CA, hosted b Jack Oakie and Victoria Horne Oakie. The famous couple will take you on a fun-filled tour of their fabulous estate, the former home of Barbara Stanwyck and Robert Taylor. In color!
Also screening is behind the scenes footage from "Call of the Wild" with Loretta Young and Clark Gable; Jack visiting Hearst Castle; Attending the wedding of close friend Billy Gilbert; plus a rare interview with Jack talking about being nominated for an Oscar for "The Great Dictator", and working with Charlie Chaplin on that legendary film.
Every Sunday the Oakies hosted a box-lunch gathering at Oakridge. They ate, drank and had a 'swell' time, according to Mrs. Oakie. It was an Oakie tradition that went on for many years. Honoring this tradition, Grub Restaurant will be offering delicious "box lunches" for only $5!
Following the event will be an opportunity to ask questions of those in the know! Come spend 'An Afternoon at Oakridge'... you'll never want to leave! This will be a very special evening sponsored by the Jack Oakie and Victoria Horne Oakie Charitable Foundation.
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