False Faces. 1932. USA. Directed by Lowell Sherman. Screenplay by Kubec Glasmon, Llewellyn Hughes. With Sherman, Peggy Shannon, Lila Lee. 81 min.
Professional cad Lowell Sherman directs and stars in this unclassifiable mix of sophisticated comedy and grotesque horror, playing an unscrupulous surgeon whose innovative face-lifting technique proves to have some significant shortcomings.
35mm restored print courtesy of the UCLA Film & Television Archive.
Friday, October 27, 2017,5:00 p.m.The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T2, Theater 2
Thursday, October 19, 2017,7:00 p.m.Introduced by David StennThe Museum of Modern Art, Floor T1, Theater 1