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OUR DANCING DAUGHTERS & MADAM SATAN

Wednesday, March 16

OUR DANCING DAUGHTERS
2:45  6:45*

MADAM SATAN
12:30*  4:30*  9:00

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

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.
2:45, 6:45*
*SHOW PRECEDED BY JOAN CRAWFORD’S PRIVATE HOME MOVIES – PART I

MADAM SATAN 

(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.