THE GARDEN OF EDEN
Monday, December 14
Plus Glorious Vamps
Live piano accompaniment by Steve Sterner
(1928, Lewis Milestone) Corinne Griffith finds her correspondence course opera singing degree less of an advantage than her legs at Maud George’s Viennese musical theater/bordello, but, rescued by Louise Dresser (The Goose Woman), she finds Monte Carlo romance. “Perhaps the real star of Garden of Eden is Menzies.” – William K. Everson. Plus Glorious Vamps (1930): teen-aged beauty queen Christine Maple plays femmes fatales throughout the ages in burlesque musical short designed by WCM. 16mm prints courtesy David Shepard. Approx 88 min.