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LPA Cinema Series: First Ladies of Laughter: a screening of the silent comedy SHOW PEOPLE (1928)

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December 4, 2010

Program Locations:

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium

Directed by King Vidor; starring Marion Davies, William Haines, and Dell Henderson; with live piano accompaniment by Ben Model.   78 min.

 

Presented in partnership with the Silent Clowns Film Series, First Ladies of Laughter spotlights three Hollywood superstars from the distaff side of silent comedy: Bebe Daniels, Constance Talmadge, and Marion Davies. Each program is preceded by complementary short subjects (to be announced) and features live piano accompaniment by Ben Model.

 

 

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