TEMPEST and excerpts from The Dove
introduced by James Curtis
Friday, November 27
Introduced by James Curtis, author of William Cameron Menzies: The Shape of Films to Come, available at our concession today. Mr. Curtis will sign books in the lobby following the screening.
Excerpts from THE DOVE will feature live piano accompaniment by Steve Sterner.
(1928, Samuel Taylor) Peasant John Barrymore falls for general’s daughter Camilla Horn – but no dice. Then the Russian Revolution changes things. “Menzies gives it a graphic cohesiveness it otherwise would have lacked.” – Curtis. Silent with original musical soundtrack. Restored 35mm print courtesy UCLA Film Archive. Plus excerpts from The Dove (1927, Roland West), starring Norma Talmadge, Wallace Beery and Gilbert Roland. 35mm, courtesy Library of Congress. The two pictures won Menzies the very first Academy Award for Art Direction. Approx 141 min.