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FILM SCREENINGS

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  • Two Tars

    1928. USA. James Parrott. 21 min.

  • The Cossacks

    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



  • Two Tars

    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.

  • The Cossacks

    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.