*Shark Monroe*. 1918. USA. Directed by William S. Hart. Image courtesy MoMA Film Archives

Shark Monroe. 1918. USA. Directed by William S. Hart. Approx. 64 min.

Screenplay by C. Gardner Sullivan. With William S. Hart, Katherine MacDonald, George McDaniel. Shark Monroe, the captain of a sailing vessel, is enjoying some off time in a Seattle saloon when he meets the pathetic Webster Hilton, who has gambled and drunk away the money for he and his sister’s passage to Alaska. Shark takes a liking to Marjorie, Webster’s sister, and decides to aid the siblings in their quest.

  1. Thursday, January 28, 2016,
    1:30 p.m.

    T2, Theater 2
    The Museum of Modern Art
  2. Friday, January 15, 2016,
    1:30 p.m.

    Mezzanine, Education and Research Center, Theater 3
    The Museum of Modern Art
This film accompanies Modern Matinees: A Pioneer Cowboy.