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BEGGARS OF LIFE

Sunday, Nov. 14 at 12:30* ♪

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*Introduced by author/film critic/historian Leonard Maltin, author of the new book Starstruck: My Unlikely Road to Hollywood (via recorded Zoom)

♪ Live Piano Accompaniment by Steve Sterner

(1928, William A. Wellman) On the run after killing a molesting stepfather, dressed-as-a-boy Louise Brooks is befriended by Richard Arlen and falls in with Wallace Beery’s band of hoboes. Long-thought-lost silent classic, with Brook’s best pre-German work and dazzling location work on speeding trains. DCP. Approx. 81 min.

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