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FILM: The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)


The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)

Directed by Brian de Palma, 125 min.

With Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis, Melanie Griffith

In person: journalist Julie Salamon, whose book The Devil's Candy chronicled the making of the film.


All the News It's Fit to Screen is a film series celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the New York Public Library's Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Series curated by Karen Gisonny, Helen B. Berstein Librarian for Periodicals and Journals, and David Callahan, Principal Librarian, Reserve Film and Video Collection.