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FILM SCREENINGS

  • The Emperor Jones

    1933. USA. Dudley Murphy. 80 min.

Thursday, October 9, 2008, 6:00 p.m.

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



  • The Emperor Jones

    1933. USA. Directed by Dudley Murphy. . From the play by Eugene O'Neill. With Paul Robeson, Dudley Digges. This controversial adaptation of O'Neill's great play was one of the first modern independent features, but it suffered heavy cuts from the censors within weeks of its release. The bulk of those dialogue cuts have now been restored by The Library of Congress. 80 min.