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March 19, 2013  |  An Auteurist History of Film
Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s Suddenly, Last Summer
Katharine Hepburn, Montgomery Clift, and Elizabeth Taylor in Suddenly, Last Summer. 1959. USA. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Katharine Hepburn, Montgomery Clift, and Elizabeth Taylor in Suddenly, Last Summer. 1959. USA. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz

These notes accompany screenings of Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s Suddenly, Last Summer on March 20, 21, and 22 in Theater 3.

I’ve included Suddenly, Last Summer not so much for its intrinsic virtues (of which it certainly has some) but more as a case study in how complicated auteurism can become Read more

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December 20, 2012  |  Behind the Scenes, Film
The Provenance of the Montgomery Clift Film Collection at MoMA
Montgomery Clift film cans. Photo by Art Wehrhahn, Celeste Bartos Film Preservation Center manager

Montgomery Clift collection film cans. Photo by Art Wehrhahn, Celeste Bartos Film Preservation Center manager

The provenance of a work of art is an important part of the acquisition process. What is a provenance? By definition, the noun provenance—with respect to art and archeological specimens—is a place or source of origin. Read more

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May 29, 2012  |  An Auteurist History of Film
Alfred Hitchcock’s I Confess

I Confess. 1952. USA. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

These notes accompany the screenings of Alfred Hitchcock’s I Confess on May 30 and 31 and June 1 in Theater 3.

Alfred Hitchcock (1899–1980) has thus far been represented in our series by Blackmail (1929) and Notorious Read more