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  • FRANCIS OF ASSISI
  • PRINCE OF FOXES
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FRANCIS OF ASSISI &
PRINCE OF FOXES

Wednesday, December 20

FRANCIS OF ASSISI
12:30   4:50   9:10

PRINCE OF FOXES
2:40   7:00

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

FRANCIS OF ASSISI

Directed by Michael Curtiz
Starring Bradford Dillman and Dolores Hart

(1961) Bradford Dillman’s (see Jane, Jan 19/20) wealthy young Francis renounces the world, founding dedicated-to-poverty monastic order, accepting Dolores Hart as a nun (two years before she became one in life), going face to face with Egyptian sultan Pedro Armendariz, and receiving Christ’s stigmata. Final film by the director of Casablanca. 35mm. Approx. 111 min.

PRINCE OF FOXES

Directed by Henry King
Starring Orson Welles

(1949) Italy, 1500: Orson Welles’ Cesare Borgia goes a bit too far when he orders Tyrone Power to break up Wanda Hendrix’s marriage to elderly Felix Aylmer. 35mm. Approx. 107 min.

“A picture of stately magnificence… Persons who want to look at palaces, frescoes, Venetian canals, walled hill towns, brocaded costumes and banquet tables will find a'plenty here.”
– The New York Times