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PREVIOUSLY PLAYED

MADAME X

Monday, February 24

INTRODUCED BY CHARLES BUSCH

6:30

Director David Lowell Rich
Cast Lana Turner, Tonino Geurra, John Forsythe, Burgess Meredith
Screenplay Jean Holloway
Based on Madame X by Alexandre Bisson
Cinematography Russell Metty
1966 | USA | DCP | Approx. 100 min. | In English

Lower-class Lana Turner marries rich aspiring politician John Forsythe, but when she dallies with playboy Ricardo Montalban, her mother-in-law blackmails her into disappearing — and then it’s down, down, down... Ninth filming of the 1908 French play. Introduced by actor/playwright Charles Busch. Mr. Busch will appear in his own play The Confession of Lily Dare, produced by Primary Stages Theater Company, at the Cherry Lane Theater, January 11 - March 5.

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