The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T1, Theater 1
Transatlantic. 1931. USA. Directed by William K. Howard. Courtesy of The Museum of Modern Art

Transatlantic. 1931. USA. Directed by William K. Howard. Screenplay by Guy Bolton, Lynn Starling. With Edmund Lowe, Lois Moran, Myrna Loy. 35mm. 75 min.

Multiple storylines intersect aboard a transatlantic liner in this major rediscovery from the master stylist William K. Howard, featuring deep-focus cinematography by James Wong Howe that anticipates Citizen Kane by 10 years. Digitally restored by MoMA with funding provided by The Film Foundation, The George Lucas Family Foundation, and The Celeste Bartos Preservation Fund. Special thanks to 20th Century Fox.