• Sally of the Sawdust

    1925. USA. D. W. Griffith. 117 min.

Saturday, November 29, 2008, 2:00 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1

  • Sally of the Sawdust

    1925. USA. Directed by D. W. Griffith. With W. C. Fields, Carol Dempster. Fields made his film debut in this sentimental adaptation of the hit Broadway musical Poppy, playing a con man who raises a sensitive orphan girl (Griffith protégé Dempster) to be a sideshow performer. Madalena's posters present the film's stars as naïve carnival entertainers in a series of juggling and dancing poses. Silent, with organ accompaniment by Ben Model. 117 min.

In the Film exhibition Batiste Madalena and the Cinema of the 1920s

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