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Area Premiere! BPM (BEATS PER MINUTE) • February 2–8

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Tue, Mar 7, 2017

Rarities (past events)Repertory Series ArchiveThe Women Who Built Hollywood

The Big House

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Double Feature with RED-HEADED WOMAN

(1930) dir George W. Hill w/Chester Morris, Wallace Beery, Robert Montgomery, Lewis Stone; Frances Marion scr [87 min; 35mm]
Frances Marion was the first woman to win an Oscar outside of an acting category for the screenplay of this tough-as-nails prison drama. Baby-faced Robert Montgomery plays a newbie in an overcrowded prison who finds himself bunking with the sympathetic Morgan (Morris) and the menacing Butch (Beery).

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Filmmaker Elisabeth Subrin in Person! A WOMAN, A PART • Special Premiere Screenings Wed 1/24 & Thu 1/25 at 7:00

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