Rome theatre set for Capitolfest

Capitolfest is bringing in silent movies, the earliest talkies, and a salute to Columbia Picture's short subjects, as part of this year's festival.Art Pierce, executive director of the Capitol Theatre, says the Friday to Sunday screenings (August 12 - 14) are drawing from 15 states, Canada and far.

Silent movies are accompanied by theatre organ musicians, and all the showings are in the 1928 movie palace.

The complete schedule of events is on the Capitol Theatre website.