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    BLESSED EVENT
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    EMPLOYEES’ ENTRANCE
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BLESSED EVENT & EMPLOYEES’ ENTRANCE

Friday, August 11

BLESSED EVENT
12:30

EMPLOYEES’ ENTRANCE
2:10*

DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

BLESSED EVENT

Directed by Roy Del Ruth
Starring Lee Tracy

(1932) The apotheosis of Lee Tracy, here machine-gunning his way through a raucous send-up of Walter Winchell, and attaining utter delirium when he talks Allen Jenkins through his own imagined electrocution. 35mm courtesy Library of Congress. Approx. 81 min.
12:30

EMPLOYEES’ ENTRANCE

Directed by Roy Del Ruth
Starring Warren William

(1933) Relentlessly-paced shop girl’s 42nd Street, as Warren William’s department store manager Mussolini drives himself and everyone else to the limit to stay in business, en route seducing Loretta Young and using blonde playmate Alice White as Babbitt bait. 35mm courtesy Library of Congress. Approx. 75 min.
2:10*
*Introduced by Bruce Goldstein, with a post-film look at censored scenes
.