January 2, 2014 (La Mesa) –The Flying A Studio once produced silent movies from its studio in La Mesa, filming on location across East County.
On January 11, the La Mesa Historical Society in partnership with the Theatre Organ Society of San Diego presents an original, locally-produced 1911 Allan Dwan directed Flying A one-reeler silent movie, "The Ranchman's Nerve" along with Douglas Fairbanks in his swashbuckling silent farewell from 1929 "The Iron Mask." Showtime begins at 7 p.m.
The films will be accompanied by noted organist Russ Peck at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 3902 Kenwood Drive, Spring Valley. Pre-event tickets $12 adults, $8 for children 5-12. Day of tickets $15 adults, $10 for children
The plot centers around a sheriff leading a posse to find an outlaw when the sheriff is wounded .The other men lose their nerve—with one courageous exception.