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Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum

37417 Niles Blvd, Fremont, CA 94536

The Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum is located in what is now the historic district of Niles in the city of Fremont. The museum is housed in the Edison Theater, a century-old Nickelodeon movie theater, just half a block from the former site of the Niles Essanay Studios where Broncho Billy and Charlie Chaplin made films in the 1910s. It is dedicated to preserving and showing silent films and their history.

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