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PLATINUM BLONDE and THE MIRACLE WOMAN

PLATINUM BLONDE
12:304:10 7:50
THE MIRACLE WOMAN
2:20 6:00 9:40

Tuesday, October 21

2 films for 1 admission - tickets available at box office only

PLATINUM BLONDE

(1931) Smart-talking newspaperman Robert Williams breaks the heart of reporter chum Loretta Young when he weds socialite Jean Harlow – a class-crossing that gets him tagged “Cinderella Man,” in Capra and screenwriter Robert Riskin’s Deeds prototype. Approx. 90 min. 35mm.
12:30, 4:10, 7:50

“Fast-moving, with some delightfully cynical wisecracks contributed by Capra’s regular writer Robert Riskin.”
– Geoff Andrew, Time Out (London)

THE MIRACLE WOMAN

(1931) Embittered minister’s daughter Barbara Stanwyck becomes a give-‘em-what-they-want evangelist, until blind man David Manners makes her see the light. Highlights: Stany preaching inside a cage of lions and a climactic conflagration. Approx. 90 min. DCP.
2:20, 6:00, 9:40

“ASTONISHING! Its scathing satire of a phony evangelist exploiting the thoughtless masses would seem radically unfilmable in the reactionary political climate of today’s America.” 
– Joseph McBride

"Stanywck is wonderful, and the gritty punch of Capra’s early 30s work certainly keeps this lively." 
– Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader