Introduced by screenwriter and film historian David Stenn
The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T2, Theater 2
*The World and the Woman*. 1916. USA. Directed by Eugene Moore. Courtesy of the George Eastman Museum

Now We’re in the Air (excerpt). 1927. USA. Directed by Frank R. Strayer. Screenplay by Thomas J. Geraghty. With Wallace Beery, Raymond Hatton, Louise Brooks. 35mm. 23 min.

Louise Brooks makes a brief but memorable appearance as a carnival performer in this newly discovered fragment of a World War I aviation comedy. Restored by The Library of Congress in collaboration with the San Francisco Silent Film Festival.

The World and the Woman. 1916. USA. Directed by Eugene Moore. Screenplay by Philip Longeran, William C. de Mille. With Jeanne Eagels, Boyd Marshall, Thomas A. Curran. 35mm. 74 min.

Broadway legend Jeanne Eagels stars as a prostitute who discovers she has faith-healing gifts in a rare silent feature from the New York–based Thanhouser Film Corp. Restored by the George Eastman Museum. Live musical accompaniment by Donald Sosin.