OUR DANCING DAUGHTERS & MADAM SATAN
OUR DANCING DAUGHTERS
(1928, Harry Beaumont) Flamboyant flapper Joan Crawford, secretly virtuous despite her tabletop Charleston, gets left behind in the rush to marriage – but when the infidelities begin to hit the fan … “More than any of Bow’s movies up to that time, showed the sticks what the jazz babies were all about.” – David Shipman. Silent, with original musical soundtrack. 35mm. Approx. 83 mins.
*SHOW PRECEDED BY JOAN CRAWFORD’S PRIVATE HOME MOVIES – PART I
(1930, Cecil B. DeMille) Peerlessly bizarre sex comedy/operetta/disaster movie – as socialite Kay Johnson aims to retrieve her straying spouse by posing en masque as the eponymous Madame S. Climaxed by an enormous party aboard a Deco dirigible and “electrical ballet” with dancers dressed as light bulbs and sparkplugs! Good-time gal Lillian Roth provides her own electricity. 35mm. Approx. 115 mins.
12:30*, 4:30*, 9:00
*12:30 and 4:30 shows introduced by theater historian Louise Kerz Hirschfeld.