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  • New Digital Restoration! BURROUGHS: THE MOVIE • December 12–14

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

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Duck Soup

Duck Soup (1933)

Celebrating Cambridge READS

Double Feature w/DR. STRANGELOVE

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(1933) dir Leo McCarey w/The Marx Brothers, Margaret Dumont [68 min]

In celebration of the Cambridge READS program, this year examining Sebastian Junger’s War, we present two of the greatest anti-war comedies ever created. In the Marx Brothers’ DUCK SOUP, Groucho is the selfish, absurd, and childish leader of Fredonia who sparks a war with neighboring Sylvania over the love of a rich widow. “You’re a brave man. Go and break through the lines. And remember, while you’re out there risking your life and limb through shot and shell, we’ll be in be in here thinking what a sucker you are.”

  • New Digital Restoration! BURROUGHS: THE MOVIE • December 12–14
MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON shows Wed 11/26 in our repertory series, 1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year

Director in Person! Independent Film Festival Boston presents LOW DOWN • Special Boston Premiere Screening Tuesday 11/25 at 8:00 PM
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