1928. USA. James Parrott. 21 min.
1928. USA. George Hill. Approx. 102 min.
With piano accompaniment by Philip Carli
Friday, December 26, 2008, 8:30 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
1928. USA. Directed by James Parrott. With Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy. For two sailors on shore leave, a gumball machine and a minor traffic accident lead to mass destruction. Silent. 21 min.
1928. USA. Directed by George Hill. With John Gilbert, Renée Adorée. Based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy. The son of a Cossack leader humiliates his father by being branded a coward for refusing to kill Turks. He redeems himself in battle but falls victim to pride, damaging his relationship with a girl of the tribe. Madalena's posters for the film were based on caricatures of the stars drawn by Al Hirschfeld for the MGM studio press book. Silent. Approx. 102 min.
In conjunction with the exhibition Batiste Madalena: Hand-Painted Film Posters for the Eastman Theatre, 1924–1928
In the Film exhibition Batiste Madalena and the Cinema of the 1920s
Sign up for now to receive MoMA's biweekly Film E-News