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Sunday, October 23
11:00

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♪ Live piano accompaniment by Steve Sterner 

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USA, 1928
Directed by King Vidor
Starring
Marion Davies, William Haines and guest appearances by Charlie Chaplin and other silent movie stars
35mm print courtesy Library of Congress. Approx. 78 min. 

Marion Davies’ movie diva Patricia Pepoire, née just plain Peggy Pepper, aided by pal William Haines, sends up real-life rival Gloria Swanson, in Vidor’s hilarious inside-Hollywood comedy, featuring cameos by the greatest movie stars of the 20s, including a memorable encounter with a clean-shaven Charlie Chaplin.

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“Light and deft and charming.”
– Pauline Kael

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